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Last Updated: Jun 8th, 2018 - 11:32:48


ROBERT McCAIN
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Jun 8, 2018, 11:32

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Robert Floyd McCain, 74, of Wilmot, died Saturday, June 2, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. Mr. McCain was a member of the Wilmot United Methodist Church. He served on the Wilmot City Council from 1978 until 1986 and again from 2009 until 2015, when he resigned due to health reasons. He was a farmer and worked for Ashley County as the delta road supervisor for 26 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Fred and Blanche Tubbs McCain; two brothers, Jerry and Jackie Edward McCain and a sister, Estelle McCain.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Corliss Sammons McCain of Wilmot; two sons, Robert Floyd McCain Jr. and wife, Tafta, of Lake Village and Henry Fred McCain of Jonesboro; two brothers, JL McCain of Hamburg and Thomas McCain of Midland, Texas; three grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were 2 p.m., June 5 at the Wilmot United Methodist Church with the Rev. Carlos Pitts officiating.

Burial followed in the Dry Bayou Cemetery.

Pallbearers were David Booth, Toby Terry, Hubert “Bubba” Carpenter, Darrell Clifton, Emory Austin and Frankie Martin. Honorary pallbearers were Butch Martin, Brad Hayes, Steve Otwell, Keith Taylor and Bryan Culp.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929, the Dry Bayou Cemetery Association, c/o Corliss McCain, 3041 HWY 52 E., Wilmot, AR 71676 or the donor’s choice.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.

Online condolences may be made to jones-hartshorn.com.