Alfred McCoy Achard of Hot Springs, went to be with the Lord on February 23, 2006. He was born on August 23, 1924 in Pine Bluff, raised in Hensley, and lived in Wichita, Kansas, Miami, Florida and Little Rock, Arkansas before returning to Hot Springs. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during WWII.
Al was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He will be missed by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Mary Achard; one brother, Robert Vito Achard; and two sisters, Nancy Case McKnight and Sarah Clayton. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Margie Dianne Archard of Hot Springs; two brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law, Fred and Carolyn Robinson, and Bob and Brenda Robinson all of Pine Bluff; two daughters, Bonnie Crocheron of Little Rock, and Brenda Ennaco and her husband Steven Adams of Mobile, Alabama; one stepdaughter, Debora Anne Zompakos and her husband Michael of North Little Rock; three nephews, Gary Case of Redfield, Raymond Clayton and Jim Achard both of Little Rock; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, February 27, 2006 at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock with Michael Zompakos officating under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot Springs.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Sunday evening.
Full military honors will be provided by the Thaddeus H. Caraway, V.F.W. Post #2278 Honor Guard and the United States Army.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arkansas Hospice Foundation.
Guest registry is at www.davissmithfuneralhome.com.