ST. FRANCIS, Ark. -- Edward C. Ort, 94, died Dec. 5, 2012, at the Piggott Community Hospital.
Born Oct. 11, 1918, in Piggott, he was the son of the late John Frederick and Ruby Dupue Ort.
On Dec. 30, 1939, he married Imogene Stewart who preceded him in death.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Jual Ort, five brothers, William Ort, George Ort, Floyd Ort, John Ort and Lawrence Ort; and two sisters, Bulah Bell and Elizabeth Ellis.
Survivors include: a son and daughter-in-law, Donny and Debbie Ort of Sikeston, Mo.; three grandchildren, Rusty Ort, Deanna Phelps and Matthew Ort; and four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services were conducted today in the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Chapel in Piggott with O.H. Brooks officiating.
Burial followed in Gravel Hill Cemetery in St. Francis.
Pallbearers were: Larry Boyer, Darrell McCrillis, Allen Smart, Jim Duty, Ronnie Tullos and Ricky Haywood.
Online condolences may be sent at: www.hoggardfuneralhome.com.