Richard Chidester

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Mr. Dick Chidester, 79, of North Little Rock, and formerly of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Robinson Nursing and Rehabilitation in North Little Rock.

Born September 25, 1933, in St. Louis, Mo., he was a son of Frank B. and Margaret Ila Windler Chidester.

Mr. Chidester moved to Pine Bluff in 1947. He was a 1951 graduate of Pine Bluff High School. He was a United States Army veteran. Mr. Chidester was a security guard for the Arkansas Department of Corrections until his retirement. He was a member of First Christian Church in Pine Bluff.

Mr. Chidester was preceded in death by his parents, and one son.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Regina Marie Chidester Graham and Gene Graham of Sherwood; two grandchildren, Brandon and Heather Graham.

The visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 14, 2013 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Reverend Mike Snell officiating. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery by Ralph Robinson & Son.

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