Charles Claudene Treat passed from this life August 14, 2020 at home in Springdale, AR. He was born March 20, 1934, in Big Flat Arkansas to Arthur and Ethel Gray Treat. He was preceded in death by 20 siblings and has parents.
He met and married his high school sweet heart (maybe middle school since they were together 70 years) Willie Kathryn Hubbard of Marshall, AR. They were married Easter Sunday April 18th, 1954. Early in their marriage they lived in Wynne, AR where Charles worked at his families stave mill. They relocated to Berryville Ar. where he was a route salesmen for Foremost Foods. He ran a route through Berryville, Green Forest, Branson, MO. selling ice cream, milk. While living in Berryville, he drove the church bus, taught Sunday school and was an usher, for Freeman Heights Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Odd Fellow Lodge #82 (I.O.O.F.). They moved to Springdale, in 1986 where he worked for Wright Distributing, White Dairy, Hiland Dairy and Tyson Foods. He retired in 2004, and spent time traveling with Kathryn visiting National Parks. Charles and Kathryn are members of Cross Church in Springdale, where Charles served as an usher for a period of time. He had a very strong Christian faith. Charles was a very avid Razorback fan. He loved to travel and see the country and he especially loved the mountains and nature .He never meet a stranger and loved to joke with everyone. He just had a wit about him.
He is survived by his wife, Willie Kathryn of the home, one son, Ronnie Treat (Leslie) of Springdale, one daughter Kathy Vanderlip (Mike) of Fayetteville, 5 Grandsons, Tim Anderson of Springdale, Terry (Crystal) Anderson of Decatur, AR. Dustin (Meagan) Anderson of Edmond, OK. Taylor Treat of Springdale, and Tannor Treat of Springdale, and 4 great grandsons, Landon, Aiden, Wyatt and Beckham Anderson.
Graveside Services will be at Friendship Cemetery Springdale, at 11am Tuesday Aug. 18th with Charlie Foster of Cross Church, Officiating. Visitation will be Monday, Aug. 17, at Westfield Chapel Funeral Home, Springdale. AR. From 5pm to 7pm. Due to Covid 19 please wear a mask and social distance.
Memorials may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR. 72762
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