William Vernon McCroskey

December 9, 1928March 12, 2019

William Vernon McCroskey, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 12th, 2019. He was born December 9th, 1928 to William Arthur and Frankie McCroskey in Reader, Arkansas.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Lucille McCroskey; first wife, Marjorie Ann Stephens McCroskey; one sister; and three brothers.

Vernon is survived by his daughter, Susan Paxton (Bob); grandson, Nicholas Paxton; great-grandsons; and brother, Berlin McCroskey.

Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 14th, 2019 at Price Cemetery with Rev. Mike Smith officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home.

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  • Graveside Service Thursday, March 14, 2019

William Vernon McCroskey

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James & Nancy Colwell

March 14, 2019

A good friend and will truly miss Mac