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Walter O'Neal Stallings
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Walter O’Neal Stallings, 77, of Hot Springs, passed away May 21, 2018. He was born April 18, 1941 in Osceloa, Arkansas to Woodrow and Helen (Grady) Stallings. Walter proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps before serving in the Army Reserves for 22 years. After retiring from the Army, he worked with the Department of Defense for 7 years. His civilian work included jobs at Lowes, Firestone and O’Reilly’s Auto Parts. Walter was a faithful Christian who has been a member of First Lutheran Church since 1975.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister Mary; and brother Charles.

Loving survivors include his wife Lavetta Stallings; sons Steven and Timothy Stallings; daughter Sharon Wilfong; brother Carl Stallings; sisters Jeanette Thrasher and Edna Stone; grandchildren Kourtney Stallings, Jessica Era, Jennifer and Christina Randazzo, and Christopher Wilfong; 4 great-grandchildren; and 11 beloved nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home. A celebration of his life will take place Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jonathan Beyer officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kenny Allen, Bill Sexton, Floyd Harvey, Tim Stallings, Eddie Vassau, and Mike Roach.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Debbie Redic and the staff of Kindred Hospice for their special care of Walter.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

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2:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913


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