Harry Lee (Buddy) McCaskill
Funeral Date: 1/16/2019

Obituary:
Harry Lee (Buddy) McCaskill, age 92, of Warren, AR, entered his heavenly home January 14, 2019. He was born December 27th, 1926 in Malvern, AR. a son of the late John McCaskill and Mildred Taylor McCaskill, and also preceded by his brother in law, Ernest Jones. . He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Helen Smith McCaskill. His adoring daughters, Donna Smith, Wynne, AR and Cheryl McCaskill, Warren, AR. His “older” sister, Jane Jones, Wynne, AR. He was “BUD” to 3 granddaughters: Sunne Moore (Stephen), Jill Davis (Chris), and Robin Fowler (Bart) and 10 great grandchildren, all from Wynne, AR. A true servant, he served his country during WWII, as well as countless hours volunteering with the Bradley County Veterans Museum. He served on the program committee and participated in the annual Memorial Day and Veterans Day services. He was humbled to be invited for veteran’s appreciation on WWII Honor Flight to Washington, DC in 2014. He served as chairman of Bradley County Veterans, Inc.- the only WWII veteran on the board, and was a member of the American Legion. He served his church as an elder, on various committees, the “go-to” person when anything needed attention, and always made sure there were fresh donuts and coffee. He was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church since moving to Warren in 1936. Funeral services were 1:30PM Wednesday, January 16th, at The First Presbyterian Church, with Rev. David Richie and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Ricky Roper, Gregg Reep, Randy Hollis, Bob Milton, John Gavin, Joel Tolefree, Butch Belin, and Cliff Morgan. Honorary pallbearers were Curtis Blankinship, John Little, Billy Burton, Jim Anders, Alton Richard, Floyd Brown, Jimmy Thornton, Jack Scobey and Mike Berry. Memorials to the Bradley County Veterans Museum, 210 N. Main Street, Warren, AR. 71671.

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Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Cheryl and family, I am truly saddened to read of the passing of this sweet man. I know it has been a long journey, and pray for comfort during the days to come.

Name: Lynn Grommet
Message: So sorry for your loss. Looks like he was a good influence on his kids and grand kids.

Name: Wilmot Green
Message: Mary Helen, Donna, Cheryl and families so sorry to hear this. May God hold you all in His loving, caring arms and comfort you through this trying time.

Name: Sandra Wright
Message: Mr. Buddy will certainly be missed. He always had a smile and a positive attitude. Prayers for the family in the coming days.

Name: Donna Craig McDougald
Message: Donna and family, so very sorry for your loss. Your Dad was a southern gentleman and will be missed by many. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Klay & LaWanda McKinney
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Name: Sam & Brenda Mercer
Message: Mary Helen praying God’s peace with you during this time

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley
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Name: Mike Berry
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Name: Wendy Savage
Message: Mr. Buddy was a wonderful man! Praying for all of the family.

Name: Lavern and Reba Rice
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Name: Alice & Sonny Hill
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Name: Alice & Sonny Hill
Message: Prayers for you all. Buddy was on of a kind and lived by all.

Name: June West
Message: So sorry for your loss. I love your family.

Name: Doug & Beth Langdon
Message: Our thoughts & prayers are with each of you.

Name: Blake Marsh
Message: So sorry to hear about Mr. McCaskill. He was a wonderful man and was a great influence on me my entire life. If there is anything Angie or I can do, please do not hesitate to call on us.

Name: Mark Scobey
Message: Buddy was always a delight to visit with when I would happen to see him when I was in Warren. The city will really miss him.

Name: Jim Copeland
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Name: David and Patti Fort
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Name: Janice Wiggam
Message: I was so sorry to read about Buddy. I have truly missed you all and was a true pleasure to work with Buddy at First Presbyterian Church. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all, Janice

Name: Lola Dudley
Message: Very sorry to hear the sad news about Buddy. You are in my thoughts.

Name: Chris Hankins Dean
Message: Mary Helen,Donna, and Cheryl, So sorry to hear about your loss. Buddy served his family,his community, and his church with a zest for doing what was right. I was Secretary at the Chamber of Commerce when he was the Manager. I saw him do many more things than his job required. My prayers go out to all of you.

Name: Cassandra Hackett
Message: Donna so sorry for your loss my prayers are with you and your family

Name: Tom Wright
Message: He was a fine guy, he and My pops were the best of friends, his influence will be missed in Warren

Name: Janie and Lyn Grice
Message: Donna and family so sorry for your loss but heaven gained a great angel. So glad you are blessed with great memories

Name: Adriana Harding
Message: I am so sorry for the loss of Mr. Buddy. He will be greatly missed. May God be with you all this difficult time & may he guide you through the days to come. Prayers with love..