Funeral services celebrating the life of Dwight Tarver will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville, with Reverend Julius Russell and Brother Erick Gunter, officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery, Holloway, under the direction of Hixson Brothers.
The family asks that visitation be observed Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at the funeral home, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Mr. Tarver, 79, of Pineville, passed from this life on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
He was a longtime member of Gloryland Baptist Church, where he lead music, taught Sunday School and Training Union. He was an accomplished musician, never met a stranger and always put the needs of others before his own.
He began his career as an electrician serving in the United States Navy
during the Korean Conflict
. After serving in the military, he continued in the electrical and A/C and heating industry eventually owning his own electrical and A/C and heating company, known as TARCO.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John C. and Annah Jane Barron Tarver, Sr.; and a sister, Marion Christine Berkley.
Those left to cherish his memory include a son, Chad A. Tarver and his wife Donna; grandchildren, Luke Tarver, Dylan Tarver and Haylie Brister; great grandson, Hunter Brister; two brothers, C. Fred Tarver and John C. Tarver, Jr. both of Alexandria; three sisters, Shirley Elaine Humbles of Deville, Winnie Joy Prewitt of Ball, and Jane Gunter of Pineville and a host of other family members and friends.
Pallbearers honored to serve will be Jason Berkley, Drew Morrisette, Denman "D D" Gunter, Eddie Gunter, Curtis Tam, John Tollette, Chase Gunter and Erick Gunter. Honorary pallbearers will be Luke Tarver, Dylan Tarver, Haylie Brister and Hunter Brister.
To extend online condolences to the Tarver family, please visit us at www.hixsonbrothers.com