Archive for April, 2016

Bryan Lee Kinman – EMT Student

(November 28, 1995 – April 22, 2016)

Bryan Lee Kinman, 20, of Lamar, Arkansas, died April 22, 2016. He was born November 28, 1995, in Branson, Missouri, to Lee and Erika Kinman of Lamar. He graduated from Westside High School in 2014, where he was a member of the Rebel football team and the choir. He was currently enrolled in the MEMS rookie EMT program in Little Rock.

Bryan is survived by his parents, Lee and Erika Kinman, and his sister, Krista Kinman of Lamar. He also leaves behind his maternal grandparents, Andrew and Ellen Snow of Lamar; his paternal grandmother, Denise Chamberlin of Clarksville; and paternal great-grandmother, Verlene Coleman; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Visitation will be held 5- 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksville, Arkansas.

Funeral Service will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Hardwicke Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksville, with Reverend Jim Goodman officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Airey Cemetery in Clarksville, Arkansas.

Pallbearers will be Jared Damron, Destinie Boren, Allen Justice, Austin Hanuska, Hunter Cowell, and John Maness. Nicholas Mitchell will be an Honorary Pallbearer.

Memorials may be made in memory of Bryan to “Arkansas Out of the Darkness Community Walk to Prevent Suicide.”

Henry Wayne Hawkins EMT# 10941

Henry Hawkins

Henry Wayne Hawkins passed away April 18, 2016 from Diabetic complications.

He was an EMT/FF for Bayou Metro Ambulance Service, North Pulaski Fire District 15 and Mountain Springs VFD in the 80’s and 90’s. He was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force. He has one son and two grandsons that followed his EMT/FF Career.

Viewing will be from 11-2 and funeral service will follow on April 21, 2016 at Victory Baptist Church, 501 N Lincoln St in Cabot. Grave side service will be held at Concord Cemetery in Furlow.

Trent Edwin Carter EMT# 29261

(July 9, 1979 – April 12, 2016)

Trent Edwin Carter, 36 of Camden, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at his home. Trent was a 1998 graduate of Camden Fairview High School and a lifelong member of Cullendale First Baptist Church. Trent completed the LPN program at SAU Tech in 1999 and worked as an ER nurse at the Ouachita County Medical Center.

Trent joined the United States Army in February, 2006, and served until June, 2011. He achieved the rank of Sgt. serving as an Airborne Calvary Scout. Trent served in Iraq and in Afghanistan as part of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division stationed at Ft. Richardson, Alaska. He received the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge, the General George S. Patton, Jr. Outstanding Trooper Award and the Purple Heart.

In 2016 Trent became EMT certified and worked at EASI Ambulance Service in Pine Bluff.

Trent was a vital and beloved member of a vast family who enjoy spending holidays and Summer Camps together. Trent was a Pirate, an Indian Warrior, a Viking, a Bream Derby Champion, a 40 Club Member, a Flag Raiser, a Cat-fisher, a rock skipper…….

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John Henry and Ollie Mae Carter and Clyde and Maruerite Beard.

Trent is survived by his daughter Lexie of Edmond, OK, his parents Thomas and Wendy Carter, his brother Troy Carter and his wife Jenifer, his sister Tracy Wolfe and her husband Jonathan, nieces, nephews, and a host of extended family and friends.

Our Trent, our father, our son, our brother, our nephew, our cousin, our friend, our patriot, our soldier boy, our wounded warrior, our hero. We Love You Buddy!

A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Cullendale First Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 9:00-10:00 AM before the service. Memorials my be made to Cullendale First Baptist Church or The Wounded Warrior Project Program.

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Bryan Pinkerkton EMT# 15210

April 17, 1968 – April 5, 2016

Bryan D. Pinkerkton, 47, of Benton passed away Tuesday, April 5th. Born April 17, 1968 in Little Rock to parents Charles and Betty Pinkerton, Bryan, also known as “Pinky”, was a graduate of McClellan High School and went on to serve for four years in the U. S. Navy as an Aviation Electrician’s Mate . He went on to serve his community for 23 years as a Firefighter with the Little Rock Fire Department, retiring as a Captain out of TRK 18.

Bryan was a hardworking man who was a loving husband, a wonderful father to his children, one who was dedicated and loyal to his many family members and friends. He was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church. Bryan was passionate about the things that he believed in and loved, such as his family and co-workers, NASCAR, the Philadelphia Phillies and his beloved dogs. Bryan had a great sense of humor, often demonstrated with great facial expressions, to the delight of his kids.

Left to celebrate Bryan’s memory are his wife, Shannon Pinkerton; son, Jacob Pinkerton; daughter, MacKenzie Pinkerton; parents, Charles and Betty Pinkerton; sister, Stacey Pinkerton (William Cortvriendt); sister-in-law, Holly Shield (Clint); brother-in-law, Robert Morgan, Jr. ; nieces, Hana, Nicole and Sydney; nephew, Tate and many other family members and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or to Camp Sunshine, 210 South Gaines, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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