Frank C. Squirrel, age 80, of Farmington, Ark., died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at his home. He was born Feb. 16, 1933, in Claremore, the son of Frank Charles and Mahaley Watashe Squirrel.
He was retired from the U.S. Army, where he was a member of the Green Beret Special Forces. He was a member of the retired Special Forces Association and the Cherokee Nation Color Guard.
He is survived by his wife, Reba J. Squirrel; sons, Eddie Morton, Steve Morton and Greg Squirrel; daughters, Denise Squirrel, Judy Baker and Diana Murders; grandchildren, Chris Morton, Dustin Morton, Robert Baker, Ashley Wilbanks, Amanda Murders and Donna Baker; five great-grandchildren, Kaylynn Morton, Mariah Morton, Ava Chapman, Mckynzie Morton and Reed Wilbanks.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Monday, May 6, at Moore’s Chapel.
Funeral service will be held at noon, Tuesday, May 7, at Prairie Grove First Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Fayetteville National Cemetery, under the direction of Moore’s Chapel.
Pallbearers will be Chris Morton, Dustin Morton, Robert Baker, Carl Center, Randy Center and Mike Murders.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors and Cherokee Veterans Center.
To sign the online guest book, visit www.mooresfuneralchapel.com.
Moore’s Chapel, Fayetteville, Ark., (479) 442-7314