William Earl "Bud" Schirmer Jr.,

William Earl "Bud" Schirmer Jr., 71, of Royal, Ark., formerly of Nashville, Ark., went to be with the lord on Monday, July 26, 2010, at his home. He was born March 2, 1939, at Nashville, Ark., the son of the late William Earl Schirmer Sr. and Elizabeth Martin Schirmer. He was a Baptist and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1961. He was past president of Savings & Loan in Nashville and West Memphis, Ark. He is survived by one son, Phil Schirmer and wife, Kathi of Royal, Ark.; one daughter, Susan Schirmer of Memphis, Tenn.; one sister, Phyllis Nutt and husband, Pete of Benton, Ark.; two cousins, Tink Schirmer of Fort Smith, Ark. and John Robert Schirmer of Nashville, Ark. and host of friends. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, at Latimer Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Blase officiating, burial in Nashville Cemetery, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home, Nashville. The family will receive friends at the Schirmer residence in Royal, Ark., Tuesday, July 27, from 5-9 p.m. You may send an online sympathy message at

Published July 27, 2010