Garland Villines, 82, passed away Saturday, Nov. 6,  at his home in Lowell, Ark.  
He was born Sept. 2, 1939, in Low Gap, the son of James A., Little Bob, Villines and Ida Reynolds Villines of Plumlee, Ark.
He was a well-known local fisherman. He supported many local school fishing programs connecting children with the love for fishing, was a Beaver Lake fishing guide, worked with the Beaver Lake Core and created many crappie habitats. His loves were his family, friends, being outdoors and fishing.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bob, Ida, and Margie Marie Parker Villines of Kingston; a brother, James William Villines; and one infant brother and sister.
Survivors are his siblings, Harvie Villines of Yakima, Wash., Barbara Villines, Edgar, Bartlett of Compton, Ark., Willie Villines of Springdale, Ark.; his wife of 62 years, Donna Sue Jackson Villines of Zack, Ark.; his son Johnny Dale Villines and Regina Lynne Nickell Villines of Springdale; two grandsons, Brandon Reese Villines and Trenton Cole Villines of Springdale; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at Westfield Funeral Chapel in Springdale, Ark.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov.  11. Officiating will be Pastor Billy Joe Edgar of Compton, friends and family members. Burial will be at Hickory Creek Cemetery.
Donations to the American Diabetes Association and flowers are welcomed.
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