Dahl Lee Lawyer, 88, of Salem, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at his home in Salem, Arkansas.
He was born in Salem, Arkansas on September 27, 1928, son of the late Lois A. (Green) and Shelby Lee Lawyer. Dahl spent his life as a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was united in marriage to the late Pauline Henslee in Salem, Arkansas on March 24, 1950 and from this union four children were born. He was a member of Salem First Baptist Church in Salem, Arkansas. Dahl loved music and began playing the guitar at the early age of 8 and taught his kids to play musical instruments. He was a founding board member of the Ozark Mountain Music Makers in Salem. For over 20 years, Dahl could be found every Friday night playing music in Mammoth Spring and every Saturday night in West Plains.
Dahl is survived by his children, Matt Lawyer of Huntsville, Arkansas, Diane Hill of Sturkie and Jill Grice and husband Alfred of Oxford, Arkansas; grandchildren, David Callahan of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Wendy Ewing and husband Beau of Goshen, Arkansas, Brandon Hill (Samantha Corsaut) of Sturkie, Arkansas, Pennie Jones and husband Nick of Frisco, Texas, Brach Hill and wife Alesha of Sturkie, Arkansas, Melinda Wallis (Jason Stephens) of Oxford, Arkansas and Jessica Ford and husband Ross of Henderson, Arkansas and 18 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Lawyer; daughter, Dahlene Fisher; parents, Lois and Shelby Lawyer; sisters, Wanda Rushing and Juanita Wolverton and son-in-law, Bill Hill.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017 beginning at 11:00 AM with Bro. John Hodges officiating at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Salem, Arkansas. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 10:00 AM until service time at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas.
Pallbearers include: Larry Turner, Josh Smithee, Rob Long, Don Guthrie, Tim Hodges and Vern Lindvall
Honorary Pallbearers include: Zach Branscum, Lee Weldon, Jack Rowden, Johnny Marler, Doug Jones, Bill Hoover, Amy Rucker and Troy Elliott
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.