Joe Oran Halsey, 53, of Greenbrier passed away Friday, Dec. 24, 2010. He was born Jan. 19, 1957 in Conway. Joe was a graduate of Greenbrier High School and UCA. He was a long time employee of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management. Joe was an active member of the McNew Cemetery Board. He enjoyed vintage restoration. Joe loved metal detecting, especially for civil war relics.
He was preceded in death by his father, Oran Halsey.
Joe is survived by his mother, Pearl Lea Halsey; two sisters, Pat Torian and husband Frank and Pam Day and husband Jim all of Greenbrier; nieces, Christy Torian of Denver, Colo., Kelly Torian of Houston, Texas, and April Tilley and husband, Doug, of Greenbrier; great-nieces, Ally Torian of College Station, Texas, and Hannah Tilley of Greenbrier, and a great-nephew Tanner Tilley of Greenbrier.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Greenbrier with the Rev. John Farthing officiating. Burial will follow at McNew Cemetery in Centerville.
Serving as pallbearers will be Randy Burgin, Jeff Ward, Doug Ward, John Spann, Daniel Bailey and Dale Halbrook. Honorary pallbearers are Earl Glover, Jim Glover, Bill Bradshaw, Ben Bradshaw, Tom Dixon, David Whitehead and Larry Halsey.
Vistitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the McNew Cemetery Association.
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