Danny Ray Tedder age 63 of Arkadelphia passed from this life on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at his home. He was born May 25, 1949 in Hot Springs, the son of the late O'Dean and Estelleen Dillard Tedder. Danny was a millwright and co-owner of Donna's Duckling's Daycare in Arkadelphia for many years. He was a United States Army veteran and a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Glenwood and attended First Church of the Nazarene in Caddo Valley. Danny was preceded in death by one son, James Bonner, one daughter, Angie Tedder and one sister Pat Holstein.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Smith Tedder of the home, five sons, Billy (Misty) Tedder of Glenwood, Matthew (Amy) Tedder of Apex, NC, Pete (Connie) Bonner, Colton Andrew James Bonner and Eric McKim all of Arkadelphia, two daughters, Stacy (Eric) Burtness, and Katlynn McKim both of Arkadelphia, four sisters, Jackie Beamon of Summerville, IN, Elaine Cox of Glenwood, Shelly Tedder of Mena and Freda Jones of Alexandria, IN, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, December 31, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home with Rev. Mel Vail officiating.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home.
Interment with Full Military Honors will be at 3:00 PM Monday, December 31, 2012 at Bethel Cemetery in Glenwood with Rev. Harold Turner officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 N University, Little Rock, AR 72207.
Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia.
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