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Billy Wayne Ham

Billy Wayne Ham, 71, of Searcy passed away Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Unity Health. He was born February 2, 1944 in Searcy, Arkansas to the late Winfred and Erma Gean (Lesley) Ham.
Billy was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. He was a member of the Republican Party, the White County Tea Party, and the Son of Confederacy Camp. Billy worked at the Lightle House and delivered meals on wheels. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend who will be dearly missed.
Billy is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ellon Ham of Searcy; two sons, Michael E. Ham (Allison) of Springdale, Arkansas and Eddie D. Ham (Becky) of Marion, Arkansas; one daughter, Paula R. Hart of Searcy; two brothers, Howard Ham (Virginia) of Reedley, California, and Ernest Ham of Escondido, California; two sisters, Hazel Ham Riley (Jerry) of Searcy, and Glenda Crawford of Higginson, Arkansas; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents, Winfred and Erma Gean (Lesley) Ham.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 27th at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 28th at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home with burial following at New Hart Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    October 27, 2015
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

  • Funeral Service

    October 28, 2015
    2:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

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I was so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. I remember him fondly from the Tea Party meetings and outings we shared together there. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Posted by Stephanie Lillard - friend   October 29, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Mr. Hamm was the best neighbor ever. He always said hi and had a smile. We will miss him dearly. Danny, Marie, Taylor, and Madelyn Weir

Posted by Marie Weir - Searcy, AR - Neighbor   October 28, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Please accept our condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With love, Sheila,Mark,kelsey and kristen Laster and Faye,Tracy's,Bruce and Shelby Long

Posted by Sheila Laster - Family   October 28, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Eddie we are so sorry for your loss. We will be thinking of you and praying for you and your family. God will comfort you. We love you and Becky and Brianna and Nathaniel very much.
With love, Mark,Sheila,Kelsey,Kristen Laster and Opal,Tracy,Bruce and Shelby Long

Posted by Sheila laster - Frisco, TX - Family   October 27, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM


So sorry to hear about your loss. My heart and thoughts are with you!

Posted by Donna Yingling - SEARCY, AR - Friend   October 27, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Eddie (Becky),
I am Sorry for your loss. My Prayers and thoughts are with you and yours during this time. I have lit a candle for your father and you all.

Your Friend,

Barbara Beith
Shelby County Corr

Posted by Barbara Beith - Memphis, TN - SCDC Customer & Friend   October 26, 2015

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM