Richard Lyle Baltzley, 90, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at Eaglecrest Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat, Arkansas.
He was born in Des Moines, Iowa on February 21, 1929, son of the late William and Martha Baltzley. Richard spent his life as a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He was united in marriage to the late Frances Foote. Richard served our country in the United States Army and during his working years, he worked as a Mail Carrier for the United States Postal Service. He was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend. Richard belonged to the Kiwanis Club, the Masons and the Shriners and was an EMT. After moving to Horseshoe Bend at the age of 55, Richard started playing golf and he would everyday for hours.
Richard is survived by his daughter, Cyndi Hofstetter; son, Gregory Baltzley; brother, Frank Baltzley; sisters, Sharon Foote and Barb Mills; grandchildren, Felicia, Richard and Gregory and several great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Baltzley; parents, William and Martha Baltzley; four brothers and three sisters.
Memorial services will be Tuesday, January 14, 2020 beginning at 1:00 PM at Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend with Rev. David Schaller officiating.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.
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