Robert Martin Dils, 1945-2020


Robert Martin Dils, 74, of Hawkins passed away on Jan. 19, 2020. Robert was born to Charles and Glenna (Minnich) Dils in Columbus, Ohio on Feb. 26, 1945. He was of the Baptist faith and an active member at First Baptist Lindale, a U.S. Army veteran and member of the Lindale Post 15, American Legion. Memorial services will be held on Feb. 22, 2020 in Russellville, Ark. Robert will be interred at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, in Pulaski County, Ark.

Surviving family includes daughter, Carrie Hacker of Hawkins; son, James Dils of Pensacola, Fla.;  daughter, Jennifer Dils-Bolton of Riverview, Fla.: brother, Kent Dils of Florida; step-children, Charles Blesi of Iowa Park and Julie Halford of Fall River, Mass.; eighteen grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.