Donald Larry Huitt, 1946-2022

Donald Larry Huitt, age 75, of Warren, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at home. He was born October 1, 1946, in Warren to the late Marvin Edwin Huitt & Annie Mildred Chambers Huitt. He was a 1964 graduate of Hermitage High School. He enlisted in the Arkansas National Guard and served 9 years. He worked for Cottonbelt Railroad for a total of 10 years and retired from Sykes Hardwood Flooring after 35 years. He was a member of Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church. He loved spending time with his family and friends and was very proud of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Gwenna Groves Huitt, and sisters Mary Ann Huitt Smith, Margaret Huitt. Brothers Wayne Huitt, Paul Huitt and son-in-law Tim Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Carolyn Joyce McDougald Dean Huitt. Sons Matt Huitt (Leslie), Blake Huitt (Jade), and Scott Dean (Wendy). Daughters Karen Simmons (David), Kathy Smith of Warren. Grandchildren Ally, Leah, Sarah, Davis, Stella, Abby, Alex (Tarra), Lani (Justin), Derek, Toxey, Meagan (Nick), Josh (who he thought of as a son) and 9 great-grandchildren. A sister Peggy Adams, brother Joe Huitt (Sharon), and Aunt & Uncle Thelma & Wilmot Green of Warren. Also, numerous nieces and nephews. 

Funeral service was 4:00 p.m., Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Frazer’s Chapel with Bro. Sidney McGraw, Bro. Eddie Raines and Bro. Ty Huitt officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Joey Huitt, Brian Huitt, Shannon Huitt, Ty Huitt, Josh Smith, Alex Dean, Toxey Simmon and Derek Simmons. Honorary pallbearers were Rayburn Taylor, Rev. Jim Bales, Rev. Charles Woolley, Ronald “Chick” Sipes, Larry Reaves, Bob Calloway, Marty Adams, Jason Huitt, Harry Adams, Wilmot Green and Jerry Reynolds.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Union Hill Cemetery or Life Touch Hospice of El Dorado.

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