Clyde Ralph Dent, 73, of Maumelle, died early Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

He was born in Little Rock Dec. 12, 1940, to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Perry Dent of Little Rock.

His parents; brother, Perry Gene Dent; and cousin and hunting buddy, Jimmy Mellard, predeceased him.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Betty Shaw Dent; nieces, Linda Johnson of Austin, Ark. and Erin Moore of Flower Mound, Texas; and nephews, John T. Dent and Robbie Shaw, both of North Little Rock.

Memorial services were held Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Calvary Baptist Church, North Little Rock.

Memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, North Little Rock.

Sign the online guest book at www.SmithFamilyCares.com.