Claude Lee DeLoach, 77, who resided in Springdale, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Fort Smith.

He was born July 14, 1939, in North Little Rock to the late Claude Lee Sr. and Ann DeLoach. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Suzanne Whittington.

Claude was a retired sales representative for Pitney Bowes, Inc. in Little Rock. He was a college graduate at Ole Miss University in Oxford, Miss. He served in the U.S. Army, loved playing golf, reading, and watching television, and he was a member of House of Worship in Hindsville, Ark.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 12th, at Brotherton Funeral Home Chapel in Charleston, with Bro. Dillon Miller officiating. Burial will be at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Charleston, under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home and Flower Shop in Charleston.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Martha (Howard) DeLoach; two sons, Steve DeLoach of Little Rock and David DeLoach of Texas; one step-son, Bill Hewitt of Texas; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Bill Hewitt, Bud Inman, Glen Inman, Ronnie Pack, Louie Fox, and Bobby Howard.

To pay an online tribute, please visit www.brothertonbrothersfuneralhomes.com.