Byron M. Gatling

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Byron McKelvy "Mack" Gatling, 76, of Little Rock died Saturday, December 18, 2010. He was born at Fordyce, Arkansas on November 4, 1934, a son of Byron and Selma Walsh Gatling. He served in the United States Army from 1957 until 1959 and retired after 45 years of service with Entergy (formerly AP&L). He was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Dorothy "Dot" Forcht Gatling. Survivors include a brother, Marlon Gatling and his wife Lucy of Camden; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robby and Cheryl Ingram of Spokane, Washington; two nieces, Amy Ingram of Arlington, Texas and Angela Koker and husband Rich Koker of Spokane, Washington; a nephew, Christopher Ingram and wife Keri Ann Ingram of Gallatin, Tennessee; a great nephew, Connor Koker and a great niece, Chelsea Koker, both of Spokane, Washington. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home (501) 224-8300. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, December 23, at Geyer Springs First Baptist Church. Graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at Camden Memorial Park, Camden, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 904 Autumn Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211 or Geyer Springs First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 31510, Little Rock, Arkansas 72260. Online guestbook: www.

Published December 21, 2010

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