In Memory of



Obituary for Danny Works

Danny Bert Works, age 74, of Cabot, AR, formerly of White Hall, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 2, 2023.

Born July 12, 1948 at Grass Valley, CA, he was the son of the late Bertis G. Works and Estelle Kimbrell Works. Danny and his family moved to the Pine Bluff area when he was an infant. He graduated from Dollarway High School in 1967 where he played football and basketball.  He attended UALR for one year and one year of technical drafting school.

Danny served in the United States Navy in Vietnam and was in the Army National Guard for four years.

He went to work for Arkansas Power and Light Company (now Entergy) in August of 1971 and retired as a transmission dispatcher in 2008 after 37 years of service.

Danny was a longtime member of White Hall First Assembly of God and attended McArthur Church in Jacksonville. He was an avid deer hunter and outdoorsman and served as vice-president of the Golden Well Hunting Club. He also loved traveling and woodworking.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lynleigh Jacks.

Survivors include his wife, Phillis Anne Spakes Works, whom he married on January 9, 1971; two daughters, April Kappler (Brad) and Leigh Anne McClain, all of Cabot; a brother, Ronnie Works; two sisters, Barbara Works White and Ann Works; five grandchildren, Bradley Gates (Victoria), Dustin Moreau, Casie Kappler, Logan McClain, and Lacey McClain; and a great-grandchild, Jaxon Gates.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 10:30 a.m. at Robinson & Fuller White Hall Funeral Chapel with Pastor Marc Bateman officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery with Military Funeral Honors.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Robinson & Fuller White Hall Chapel.

His fight was championed by a dynamic medical team at the VA Medical Center along with blood transfusions from Our Blood Institute to whom we will be forever grateful.  In lieu of flowers, we ask that you honor Danny Works by donating blood in his name.  Monetary donations can also be made in his name to Our Blood Institute, the Arkansas Children’s Hospital, or the National Rifle Association.

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