Bill Breech

William Sylvester “Bill” Breech, age 89, of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, March 29, 2014.

He was born October 11, 1924 in Grant County, a son of the late John Lucian Breech and Pearl Camp Breech. A life-long resident of the Pine Bluff area, he was a graduate of Watson Chapel High School.

Mr. Breech was a self-employed mechanic for many years, retiring in 1983. He was also a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ruthie Lee Henderson Breech, whom he married on September 23, 1944; two daughters, Carol Frye and Phyllis Lawson (Jerry); a sister, Evelyn Breech Butler (Bill); grandchildren, Kristi Hardin (Jeff Paxton), Jennifer Padgett Emerson (Matt), William Jeffery Padgett (Sala), and Steven Shane Moore (Jessica); and great-grandchildren, Jason Padgett, Micah Padgett, Toni Michelle Hardin, Landon Emerson, Steven Lee Moore, Decker William Moore, and Jessica Paxton Crume (Justin); and two great-great-grandchildren, Mila Moody and Isley Crum.

Funeral services will be Saturday, 2 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church with Brother Jackie Richardson officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Cemetery by Fuller Hale-South Funeral Services.

Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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