Jackie Wayne Dinger, 70, of De Queen, Ark., died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at his home.
He was born Dec. 11, 1941, in De Queen.Â He was retired from the U.S. Army.
Â Dinger was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse and Eula Smith Dinger; two brothers, Frank Dinger and Bobby Dinger; and two sisters, Peggy Deer and Evelyn Hill.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Edna Marie Frasch Dinger of De Queen; one son, Mark Dinger of Texarkana, Ark.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Alice Marie and Jimmy Box of Panama, and Dawn Ann Tutton of Poteau; seven grandchildren, Randy Wayne Sims, Jesse Andrew Sims, Dustin Wayne Dinger, Taylor Nichole Tutton, Timothy U. Tutton, Megan June Marie Sims and Caleb Wayne Kissinger; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Jeannine and David Nickerson, Helen and Don McGalliard and Marty Munoz; one brother, Billy Dinger; three brothers-in-law, Jack Hill, David and Don; one sister-in-law, Betty Dinger and a number of nieces and nephews.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 20, in the Sweet Home Cemetery in De Queen with Shane Haarmeyer officiating, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.
You may register on-line condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com.