Arthur Townsend, age 82, passed away Thursday, December 8, 2022. He was
born on Sunday, August 7, 1940 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late
Charles Arthur Townsend, Jr. and Francis Marie Pope Townsend. Tommy was
the founder of Concept Tool & Gage, Inc. He was preceded in
death by his parents, his wife of 52 years, Shirley Townsend, a
daughter, Cynthia D’Anne; and a sister, Barbara Anne Phillips.
is survived by his wife of six years, Elizabeth Ann Lee Townsend, his
children, Charles William Townsend (Barbie), Thomas Wayne Townsend
(Denise) and four bonus children, Joann Clark, John Wise, William
Shadell, and April Helms; his siblings, Carolyn Marie Freeman, Jerry
Wayne Townsend, 18 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 12, 2022 at Bingham Road
Baptist Church with burial at Wood/Pinkerton cemetery. Visitation will
begin at 1:00 p.m. Monday prior to the funeral.
family would like to give special thanks to Belinda, Megan and Summer
for their care.
are Blake Townsend, Adam Townsend, Nicholas Townsend, Damon Ramsey,
Dustin Ramsey, Cody Kennedy, John Wise, and William Shadell.