Richard Charles Stanfill

July 29, 1951June 13, 2013

Richard Charles Stanfill, 61, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 in Fort Smith. He was a self-employed Lease & Right of Way Agent, member of the Elks Lodge and Temple Baptist Church.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m., Monday, June 17, 2013 at Dawson Cemetery in Milltown under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood, Arkansas. Viewing will be Sunday from 1 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home, where the family will visit with friends from 2 – 4 p.m.

He is survived by his mother, Alverne Stanfill of Fort Smith; one brother, Greg Stanfill and wife, Annette of Springdale; one niece, Jessica Clarke and husband, Adam of Springdale and one nephew, Josh Stanfill and wife, Abby of Fayetteville. He was preceded in death by his father, M.F. “Bud” Stanfill and one great niece, Harper Clarke.

Pallbearers will be Wayne Gosnell, Byron Ware, Charlie Miller, Sam Miller, Larry Miller, Gary Miller, Terry Walters, Timmy Walters, Casey Cochran, Brent Goodwin, Asa Douglas and Sheridan Douglas.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 5100 So. 31st, Fort Smith, AR 72901 or the South Sebastian County Historical Society, P.O. Box 523, Greenwood, AR 72936.

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July 16, 2013

Mrs. Stanfill and family:
We are so sorry for your loss. We just learned of Richard's passing. I worked with him at Conway, Arkansas. He became a good friend to my husband and I. We enjoyed his wonderful stories of family and friends and places he had been. He had a wonderful personality and a great sense of humor. Always very kind. We are thankful for knowing him. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Larry & Marie Hamilton
Fox, Arkansas

Richard Line

July 15, 2013

Mrs. Stanfill and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Richard was a wonderful friend to me. We worked together in Conway and enjoyed lunch and laughs often. He taught me many tricks of the trade and a mentor in many instances. He spoke often of his family in such a loving manner. May the grace of God be with all of you....Richie Line

Israel Denny

July 4, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of Richard's passing. I came to know Richard about 18 years ago from the local pool room. I spent many hours with him playing pool and snooker. He was always smiling and knew how to light up a room. He will be missed by all that knew him. A very good person indeed. RIP Richard aka "Red"

June 19, 2013

Dear Mrs. Stanfill, Greg and Family,
I was very saddened to learn of Richard passing. I have many fond memories of him during our time at Southside High School. You are in my prayers.
Sherry Sosebee - Cravens
Las Vegas, NV

June 17, 2013

Sorry to hear about Richard passing. I also grew up in the neighbor hood, went to Temple Baptist and Southside High. He was such an outgoing person. Prayers for the family at this time of sorry.
Veronica Jones

Gary Longley

June 17, 2013

Dear Alverne, Greg and family, Richard was very dear to our hearts and was a real character, so funny and a treat to be around. We know he will be missed by all that really knew him and his Spirit will always be with us all. Sincerely, Darvin Longley, Gary and Denise Longley

Delbert/Mackie Stanfill

June 17, 2013

Sorry to here about Richard, sure will be missed

Galen & Wilma Black

June 16, 2013

So sorry to read of your loss. Have fond memories of Richard in my first Sunday Class to teach all those many years ago. Cannot attend service as we have VBS going on tomorrow. May theLord comfort you at this time.

Mark Ulmer

June 16, 2013

I loved Richard. He was not only my cousin, but my friend. He always went out of his way for me and made me feel at home when I would visit my family in Arkansas. When my dad lived in Arkansas, Richard was his buddy and kept a watchful eye on him when I couldn't. For this and many other things, I will be forever grateful. I will miss his great humor and big smile. He loved to fish....and when I catch the Big One.... it will be for him. R.I.P. Richard, we will never forget you and always love you and yours.....Mark & Dianne Ulmer (Michigan)

Dennis Collins

June 15, 2013

I remember Richard from playing Boy's Club baseball when we were kids to many years at Holiday Lanes-pool room. He was quite a character and everyone liked him. He was almost a legend as a pool shooter and someone you could always enjoy being with as a friend. I will miss you Richard.