SPRINGDALE, AR - Wallace Earl "Dee" DeHart, 74 of Springdale, Arkansas, formerly of Poughkeepsie, died Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale.
He was born May 1, 1939 in Poughkeepsie, New York to Wallace Earl and Loretta Carroll DeHart, Sr. Dee was devoted to his family and enjoyed vintage car shows.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey (Merritt) Dehart, of Springdale, whom he married May 30, 1991 at the V.F.W
. in Poughkeepsie; a daughter, Kathy Bocchino and husband, Brian of Springdale; two sisters, Joan Lane of Florida, Sandy O'Hara of Poughkeepsie; five grandchildren, Brian Bocchino, Justin Bocchino , Jessica Dickey and husband Daniel, all of Springdale, Dezeray DeHart and Brittany DeHart both of Florida; two great grandchildren, Adalae and Oliver Dickey; several nieces and nephews including Mickey Starzyk, Terry O'Connor, Allen Starzyk, Vinnie and Cheryl DeHart who held a special place in his heart; and brother-in-law and best friend, Howard Merritt, Sr. of Poughkeepsie.
Private family services will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to
, Northwest Arkansas Office, 1200 West Walnut Street, Suite 2313, Rogers, Arkansas 72756.
Arrangements are with Heritage Funeral Home, online guest book at www.heritageofnwa.com