William Albert “Bill” Staggs, age 75, of Hindsville, Arkansas died Saturday, April 28, 2018 in Springdale.
He was born March 14, 1943 in Fayetteville to Charles Thurman and Mayme LaClede (Simpson) Staggs.
Bill grew up in the Stony Point community of northwest Arkansas.
He graduated with the 1961 Class of Fayetteville High School.
He was a Christian and when he moved to Hindsville attended the Evergreen Church
of Christ. Bill had a beautiful voice and when he was younger would lead songs at church.
Bill was a poultry farmer. He also retired from both SWEPCO after 34 years, and then from Barrett Direct Line after 12 years.
Bill loved reading and compiling the genealogical history of his family. He also did a lot of research for others on their family trees. He was a man of knowledge and could give answers for whatever you needed to know. If he didn’t have a book in his hand he was at the computer doing research. He enjoyed hunting mushrooms in the spring and working on antique cars. He lived by the Golden Rule and taught his children the same to “do unto others as you would have others do unto you.”
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Stanley Staggs.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Clara Fern (Wright) Staggs; three children, Craigg Staggs, Sean Staggs (and wife, Tracy), and Mardy Brooks (and husband, Shawn) all of Hindsville; one sister, Jan Smith (and husband, Steve) of Searcy; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will be at Joyce Cemetery.
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