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Chester Leon Erickson
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1914
California, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1993
Siloam Springs
Benton County
Arkansas, USA

Funeral services for Chester Leon Erickson, 78, of Watts were held Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Hart Memorial Chapel with Rev. Darrel Jones and Rev. Ronnie Bradshaw officiating.

He was born June 27, 1914 in Santa, California to John and Pearl West Erickson. He died Thursday, Jan 21, at Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital in Arkansas.

He was a retail businessman. He was married to Willie Lingle in Drumright on Dec. 25, 1933. He had been a resident of Watts for the past 25 years and was a member of the Norwood Bible Church in Siloam Springs.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Erickson; one son, Johnny Everett Erickson; and one brother, Odean Kirk.

He is survived by his wife, Willie, of the home in Siloam Springs; one daughter, Faynell Welch of Siloam Springs; his mother, Pearl Kirk of West Siloam Springs; one sister, Beatrice Reese of Westville; eight grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; and a host of friends and loved ones.

Pallbearers were: Mike Smith, John Erickson, Robert Wood, Robert Riley, Ronnie Welch, and Randy Welch.

Flower girls were: Cindy Wood, Carol Riley, Rosalinda Smith, Debbie Williams, and Johnna Sue Wilson.

Burial was in the Bell Cemetery under the direction of Hart Funeral Home.
Family links: 
  John Everett Erickson (1892 - 1941)
  Alice Pearl West Kirk (1896 - ____)
  Willie Naomi Lingle Erickson (1917 - 2000)*
  Fayenell Erickson Welch (1934 - 2012)*
  Johnny Evertt Erickson (1936 - 1981)*
  Beatrice Erickson Reese (1912 - 1993)*
  Chester Leon Erickson (1914 - 1993)
  Odene Kirk (1922 - 1983)**
*Calculated relationship
Bell Cemetery
West Siloam Springs
Adair County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: Ron Welch
Originally Created by: James H. Carroll
Record added: Aug 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29441577
Chester Leon Erickson
Added by: Ron Welch
Chester Leon Erickson
Added by: James H. Carroll
Chester Leon Erickson
Added by: James H. Carroll
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Missing you grandpa still today you were the best grandpa in the world. The LORD wanted you home and many still mourn your passing. RIP
- Ron Welch
 Added: Aug. 21, 2013
Not lost to memory! Not lost to love! But gone to our Father's house above!
- Darlene T.
 Added: May. 26, 2010

- Rosalin Bray Kolb
 Added: May. 19, 2010

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