Obituaries

Carl J. Gottsponer

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Carl J. Gottsponer, 88, of Dover died June 26, 2014. He was born September 9, 1925, in Hattieville, Arkansas, to the late Joseph Gottsponer and Caroline (Vetter) Gottsponer. Carl was an Air Force Veteran, a paint and body specialist and he loved to hunt and fish. He was a long time resident of the Oak Grove/ Marche Community, in North Little Rock. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by three brothers, Oscar Gottsponer, Joe Gottsponer and Jacob Gottsponer; and two sisters, Catherine Victory and Sister Mary Gottsponer. Carl is survived by his wife, Mary L. (Bates) Gottsponer; four sons, Randy Gottsponer of North Little Rock, Harry Gottsponer and his wife, Maria, of North Little Rock, Glen Gottsponer and his wife, Kelly, of North Little Rock and Dale Gottsponer and his wife, Karen, of Conway; a stepson, Terry Kinslow and his wife, Kathy, of Conway; two stepdaughters, Pat Blasingame of Fayetteville and Pam Kinslow of Russellville; two sisters, Teresa Owens of St. Peters, Missouri and Clara Marie Acklin of Morrilton; two brothers, Herman Gottsponer and his wife, Glenda, of Morrilton and Lewis Gottsponer and his wife, Francie, of St. Vincent; two sisters-in-law, Bertha Gottsponer and Mille Gottsponer; 25 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. A celebration of Carl's life will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Pleasant Grove Assembly of God, with Bro. Tony Busby and Bro. Bobby Judkins officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Owens Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randy Gottsponer, Harry Gottsponer, Glen Gottsponer, Dale Gottsponer, Robert Bates and Dean Plank. Honorary Pallbearers will be Terry Kinslow, Dennis Bates, Charles Wellman Wayne Ramsey and Josh Titsworth. Memorial contributions can be made to the Owens Cemetery Fund. Arrangements are under the direction of Roller-Cox Funeral Home (479) 754-2201. Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.

Published June 28, 2014

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