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Floyd D. Sturch

November 13, 1939 — March 17, 2024

Curtis

Floyd D. Sturch

            Floyd D. Sturch, age 84, of the Curtis Community near Arkadelphia, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2024.  He was born November 13, 1939 in  Cleburne County, Arkansas  to the late Clark and Louise Ellis Sturch.  Floyd and his wife, Chestamae loved to be “on the go” and travel.  He spent most of career as a salesman in retail sales.  Toward the end of his career, Floyd found enjoyment in driving log trucks and working with his peers.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Chestamae “Pat” Sturch; daughter, Kimberly McLarry; and brother, Douglas Sturch.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Rusty (Anita) Sturch, Gregg Winchell, Jeff Winchell, DeLane (Jeff) Besancon, Renea Landreth, and Jana (Lee) Courange; fifteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; on brother, Darrell Sturch; one sister, Patsy Kratsch; and numerous other family members and friends.

Visitation will be 10:30-11:30 a.m., prior to the service.  Services are 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 23, 2024 at Ruggles-Wilcox Chapel.  Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Curtis.  Pallbearers are Chris Courange, Adam Gilmore, Jared McLarry, Jeff Kratsch, Dale Ryan, and Brad Neal.  Honorary pallbearers are Ernie Cleveland, Robert Gulley, George Scaife, Jerry Palmer, and Johnny Calley.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Senior Adult Center in Gurdon, 410 East Main Street, Gurdon, Arkansas 71743.  

Arrangements by Smith Family Funeral Home-Arkadelphia, 517 Clay Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923.   www.smithfamilycares.com.

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, March 23, 2024

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home

517 Clay St, Arkadelphia, AR 71923

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 23, 2024

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home

517 Clay St, Arkadelphia, AR 71923

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Burial

Saturday, March 23, 2024

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Shady Grove Cemetery

Curtis, AR

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