Thomas Willard Dellinger, age 74, of Rosemond Avenue in Jonesboro, AR, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR.
Born in Huntington, WV on November 27, 1947, he was the son of the late Norris and Peggy Dellinger.
Thomas was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where he received a Purple Heart medal. He was a retired school teacher with thirty-eight years of service with Jonesboro High School. He began preaching in 2005 and for the last ten years he had served as the pastor of Bono United Methodist Church. He loved his church and congregation. He was a Gideon for most of his life. In his spare time he enjoyed traveling, hiking, any type of activities with his grandsons including ball games, awards ceremonies, and Boy Scout activities.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of thirty-seven years; Darlene G. Dellinger of Jonesboro, AR; his daughter; Mary Barkley and husband, Josh of Jonesboro, AR; his grandsons; Jacob and Austin Dellinger of Jonesboro, AR; his brother; Charles Dellinger and wife, Sue of Orange Park, FL; his niece; Jennifer Dellinger; and his nephews; Charlie and Tim Dellinger.
A time to support the family, share memories, and receive friends will be Sunday, January 9, 2022 from 2:00 pm until 2:30 pm at the Pisgah United Methodist Church. The funeral service will be on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at 2:30 pm at the Pisgah United Methodist Church with the Rev. Terry Duckworth officiating. Interment will be in the Pisgah United Methodist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to either; The Gideons. www.sendtheword.org or Center of Advanced Liver Diseases – Methodist Le Bonheur. www.methodisthealth.org/healthcare-services/transplant/liver-transplant-program/
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com, selecting Thomas Dellinger’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Mr. Dellinger and is honored to be serving the Dellinger family. Mr. Dellinger’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.