David Thomas Moreland, 65, of Benton passed away at his home on Thursday, July 18, 2013.
He was born Sept. 2, 1947, in East St. Louis, Ill., to the late Harold and Marge Thomas Moreland.
Mr. Moreland operated his own insurance agency in Bryant and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Benton.
Â Davidâ€™s favorite moments involved doing anything with his three grandchildren,Â watching sports, and spending time with family and friends on the lake at the houseboat.
As a husband and father, he was always there for all of his family, a steady presence, and a constant example of Godâ€™s steadfast love and an emblem of patience and strength through this last tremendous trial.
He is survived by his wife, Annette Smithey Moreland of the home; two daughters, Leslie Cochran and husband Rich of Little Rock and Angela Black of Benton; three grandchildren, Taylor Black, Brandon Black and Trey Cochran; other relatives and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 22, at First United Methodist Church of Benton with the Rev. David Jones and the Rev. Victor Green officiating.
A reception will follow the service in the churchâ€™s fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Music Department or to te American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are by Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047).Â
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