Richard Louis Bednar Sr., 79, of Maumelle, formerly of Slovak, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at his home.
Mr. Bednar was born Aug. 14, 1939, in Stuttgart to Michael Joseph and Susie Francis Kolton Bednar. A rice and soybean farmer, he was a member of Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Tom Bednar, Albert Bednar, Mike Bednar, Steve Bednar, Agnes Glova and Angline Reed.
Survivors are his wife of 57 years, Cynthia Anne Lang Bednar; son, Richard L. Bednar Jr. and wife Laura of Little Rock; daughter, Amy Bednar Green of Maumelle; four grandchildren, Trey Bednar and wife Leslie, Mari Bednar, Grace Green and Eli Green; and one great-grandson, Drake Bednar.
Rosary will be said at 10 a.m. Wednesday and Funeral Mass, officiated by Father Shaun Wesley, will follow at 11 a.m., both at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church. Burial will be in Sts. Cyril and Methodius Cemetery by Turpin Funeral Home of Stuttgart.
The family requests memorials be made to Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, 1852 Hwy. 86W, Stuttgart, Ark. 72160.