Mr. William Russell Dilday, Jr., 70, of Tuckerman, died Wednesday, May 30, 2012 in Little Rock. He was born October 12, 1941 in Newport, the son of William Russell, Sr., and Alice Ruth (Henley) Dilday.
Mr. Dilday was a retired electrician, and of the Baptist faith. He had attended Southern Baptist College, now known as Williams Baptist, in Walnut Ridge. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family and friends.
Mr. Dilday was preceded in death by one son, William Russell “Rusty” Dilday, III, one brother, Gaylon Dilday, and his parents.
He is survived by two children, Jeff Dilday and wife Jennifer of Tuckerman and Dawn Dilday Montgomery and husband Blake of McHenry, Mississippi; three grandchildren, Hannah and Claire Dilday, and Tyler Montgomery; and many friends.
Memorial services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel, with a gathering beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.