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Thomas Joseph Massanelli, 73, of Benton passed away Jan. 18. He was born May 31, 1939, in Pine Bluff. Thomas retired from Alcoa and Heavy Equipment Co., and was an avid golfer.
He Â was preceded in death by his parents, Caesar and Elena Magnini Massanelli; his wife, Susan Massanelli; two brothers and three sisters.
He is survived by his son, Michael Masssanelli of Benton; a daughter, Carol Ann Massanelli of Little Rock; two brothers, Caesar Massanelli of Hot Springs Village and James Massanelli of Hot Springs; two sisters, Rose Glove of Hot Springs and Lena Owen of Star City.
A memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Benton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a favorite charity or Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.