Mr. Carrel E.

"Sonny" Bratcher

Mr. Carrel E. "Sonny" Bratcher, 82, of Conway went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 27, 2016. He was born Tuesday, August 22, 1933 in Antioch, Arkansas to Golden Thomas and Minnie Ora Polk Bratcher. Mr. Bratcher served his country in the United States Air Force obtaining the rank of CMSGT, and served during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He attended Second Baptist Church, and was a member of the American Legion and the VFW.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sons Mike Bratcher, Rusty Bratcher, daughters Debbie A. Heath, Sandy K. Roberts, brothers Carthel Bratcher, Horace Bratcher, sisters Hazel Elliott, Pauline Hood, Gerri Reid and Bernice Bratcher.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Mary Eleanor Gaddy Bratcher, son Rex Davis of Vilonia, daughter Gena Bunker and husband Russ of Conway and sister Helen Macdonald and husband Caryle of Reno, Nevada. Other survivors include grandchildren Daniel Roberts, Charlie Roberts, Jason Heath, Heather Hendrickson, Dylan Murphy, Chris Morrow, Chelsey Hess, Ridge Davis, Chloe Brinkley and Alyson Brinkley, two step-grandchildren Chase Bunker, Chelsi Bunker, great grandchildren Brooke Roberts, Jackson Roberts, Cash Heath, Tess Roberts, James Bodie Hendrickson, Cameron Morrow, Shepard Hendrickson, Hope Hendrickson and Sawyer Faith Davis.

Visitation will be from 6-8pm, Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1pm, Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Frank Fason officiating. Interment will follow at Crestlawn Memorial Park, Conway.

Pallbearers will be Ridge Davis, Chris Morrow, Daniel Roberts, Charlie Roberts, Dylan Murphy, Jason Heath, Colt Fason and Rick Reid.

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