Billy Ray Loftis, 77, of North Little Rock died Friday, June 16, 2012. He was born Jan. 17, 1935, in Formosa to Ruby and Vivian Loftis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Amos; and three sisters, Elsie McKim Riggle, Cloie Riddle and Connie Garrett.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Wanda Caldwell Loftis; a son, Stephen and wife Amy of Tampa, Fla.; and two granddaughters.

A graveside services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock.

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