Robert Welty, 82, of Corning, Ark., passed away February 6, 2016, at Corning Therapy and Living Center in Corning. Born September 7, 1933, in McDougal, Ark., Mr. Welty was a farmer and proudly served in the United States Army. He was a member of Piggott Masonic Lodge #545 and was a Shriner.
He was of the Baptist faith.
On January 30, 1972, he married Linda (Cate) Welty, and she survives.
Also surviving is his sister, Betty Sue Cate of Ravenden Springs, Ark.
He was preceded in death by his son, Steve Welty and his parents, Finis and Martha (Young) Welty.
Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., at the funeral home, with Ernie Cate officiating. Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery at Pollard.
Those who wish may post online condolences at www.ermertfuneralhome.com