Dewey Harold Konkle, 63, of Fort Smith, died October 30, 2009 in Fort Smith. He was a retired employee of the Whirlpool Corporation, a Veteran of the U.S. Army, member of the Masonic Temple F. and A.M. Lodge #20, he was 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies. He was a member of the Church of God in Fort Smith and attended the Assembly of God Church in Ravenna, Ohio before moving to Fort Smith.
He is survived by his wife Daphne of the Home; two daughters, Donella & husband Cecil Hicks of Mountainburg, AR and Donette & husband Tim Tilton of Arkoma, OK; two sons, Dewey H. & wife Leah Konkle, Jr. of Greenwood, AR and Dewayne A. & wife Kim Konkle of Fort Smith; four sisters, Mamie & husband Ben Marks, Mary & husband Paul Adair both of Ravenna, OH, Ann & husband Harry Dreschler of Tallmadge, OH and Lola & husband Tom Workman of Atwater, OH; two brothers, John & wife Carol Konkle of Deerfield, OH and Ervin & wife Donna Konkle of Ravenna, OH; sixteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Monday, November 2, 2009 at 10:00 AM in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. There will be a Funeral in the Shorts Funeral Home of Ravenna, Ohio on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 with burial to follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, Masonic Section under the direction of Shorts Funeral Home. Local arrangements are under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.
The family will greet friends at Edwards Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-4 PM.
Memorials may be made to the Peachtree Hospice 4300 Rogers Avenue Fort Smith, AR 72901