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William "Bill" George Stafford

Springdale, AR, 1935 - 2019

William "Bill" George Stafford, 84, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away at his home on Monday, August 5, 2019.
Bill was born on March 5, 1935 in Parks, Arkansas, a son of Madison Stafford and Ada Belle Isom Stafford. He married Loretta Knapton on February 18, 1961 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He worked for 23 years for the Daisy Manufacturing in Bentonville and later also did lawn maintenance. He enjoyed watching TV especially Westerns, taking care of his yard, reading and playing with his best friend, his dog Rocky. He and Loretta attended the Springdale Missionary Baptist Church. Bill served honorably in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta Stafford of the home; one daughter, Cindy Wolf of the home; one son, Jeff Stafford of Springdale; one sister, Verna Wallace of Paul's Valley, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Marcus Lackey, Chris Lackey and Jacie Wolf. He was preceded in death by one son, Darrel Stafford in 2003, four brothers and two sisters.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 2 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale. To sign the online guest book please visit

Published August 8, 2019

Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home
2230 North Thompson Street, P.O. Box 6294, Springdale, AR
Phone: 479-756-2010