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Last Updated: Jan 10th, 2018 - 08:43:13

Jan 10, 2018, 08:42

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Steve Skender, 89, of Hamburg, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at the Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. He was a truckdriver and a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean Conflict. He was of the Catholic faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Georgia Ann Tanksley Skender; a daughter-in-law, Nicky Lee Skender; his father, Frank Charles Skender; his mother and step-father, Margaret Byght and Blaz Lipovac; three brothers, John, Matt and Frank Skender and three sisters, Pauline Barnette, Mary Gee and Vennie Herlevic.

Survivors include two daughters, Lynn Skender of Crossett and Hollie Pearson and husband, John, of Hamburg; two sons, Tony Skender and Shane Skender both of Hamburg; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside services and burial will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 10, in the Hogue Cemetery with the Rev. Danny Merriweather officiating.

Honorary pallbearers will be John Gee, Parker Skender, Jacob Baker, William Pearson, Bryce Skender, Caleb Skender, Brent Holland, Trapper Holland, Rod Vazquez, Justin Skender, Gene Thompson, Austin McKoin, Dan Allison, BoBo Hubbard and Dennis King. Memorials may be made to the Hogue Cemetery Association, c/o Tony Skender, 158 Ashley Road 338, Hamburg, AR 71646.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.

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