Rodger Joel Wooten, 42 of Harrison, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019.
He was born May 9, 1977 at Gainesville, Georgia to parents, John Daniel and Holly (Pettus) Wooten.
Joel was a Veteran, serving his country in the US Army, during Operation Enduring Freedom in Kuwait. After being honorably discharged, he has been a Postal employee for the past 12 years. He loved hiking, playing cards and spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Neomi Sue Pettus and Eva Bryson and his grandfather, Rodger Doyle Pettus.
Joel is survived by his wife, Erin Wooten of Harrison; parents, John and Holly Wooten of Harrison; his son, Dakota Wooten and wife Nicole of Everton; two daughters, Zarie and Karma Wooten of Harrison; his brother, Daniel Blake Wooten; two grandchildren, Xander Wooten and Emerlyn Wooten; his extended family and many friends, all who loved him and will miss him.
Graveside service was held, Friday, October 25, 2019 at Maplewood Cemetery with Pastor Rodney Stromlund officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Joel’s memory to the Ozark Humane Society (PO Box 542, Harrison, AR, 72602) or 22 Too Many, the PTSD Veteran Support Group, on-line at www.22toomany.com.
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