William Arnold Topping, 72, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 27, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born Feb. 2, 1936, at Hardy, Ark., the son of Charles and Effie Gillahan Topping. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
Survivors include: one sister, Mary Topping of Ash Flat; and one brother, Lee Topping of San Antonio, Texas.
A memorial service will be planned at a later date. The body was cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of the Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy, Ark.