William F. Naegle, 90, a resident of Scranton passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith.
He was born February 28, 1927, in Scranton to the late Frank and Bertha (Friemel) Naegle. William served in the United States Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater. After his military service he spent his working years as a third generation farmer of the Naegle Century Farm in Scranton. Along with his career in farming William was active in the community as a lifetime member of the St. Ignatius Catholic Church, a charter member of the Father Abbot Raphael DeSalvo Knights of Columbus 14619 of Scranton; charter member of the American Legion Newman Post 258, member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, member of Farm Bureau and served as Treasurer of Logan County Farmers Mutual Aid Insurance. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary “Maggie” Naegle; a sister, Martha Doll and a granddaughter, Niki Cope.
Survivors include four sons, Bill Naegle and wife, Theresa of Paris; Danny Naegle and wife, Donna of Little Rock, Larry Naegle and wife, Suzan of Scranton and Harold Naegle of Fort Smith; three daughters, Ginger Carr and husband, Ed of Alma, Lois Cope and husband, Jim of Morrilton and Margie Price and husband, Jay of Russellville; seventeen grandchildren, Andy Naegle and wife, Amy, Joey Naegle, Michelle Naegle, Jessica Wurst, Shannon Wurst and fiancé, Matt Ceola, Mason Carr, Alex Cope and wife, Mary, Heather Cope and fiancé, Trey Lewis, Raegen Naegle, Sara Williams, Becky Naegle, Chelsey Price and fiancé, Kyle Spragins, Derek Naegle, Tori Naegle, Rachael Naegle, Paul Naegle and Taylor Naegle and thirteen great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday, January 14, 2018, at the St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Scranton. Rosary service will follow at 7:00 p.m.
The funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, January 15, 2018, at the St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Scranton with Fr. John Miranda officiating. Burial will follow in St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery in Scranton under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/paris.
Pallbearers will be Andy Naegle, Joey Naegle, Mason Carr, Alex Cope, Derek Naegle and Paul Naegle.
Memorials may be made to the St. Ignatius Cemetery Fund, c/o Logan County Bank ,P.O. Box 85, Scranton, AR 72863