TYRONZA -- Robert Alvin Dexter of Tyronza departed this life June 15, 2014 at the age of 84 in Searcy at Advanced Care of White County Hospital. He was born November 20, 1929 to Benjamin Franklin and Sarah Evelyn Pickens Dexter. Mr. Dexter was a Veteran of the Korean War. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mary Evelyn Dexter; five brothers; two sisters; and a granddaughter Dolly Mae Price. Mr. Dexter is survived by his son Robert E. (Barbara) Dexter of Tyronza; daughter Carrie Merritt of Tyronza; grandchildren Nacole Willis, Sarah Armstrong, John Michael Dexter, Robin Clark and Jennifer Hawkins; and great-grandchildren Chad and Chloe Willis, Landon and Abi Hawkins, Makenzie Armstrong, aaron Dexter, Harleight Greenway, Brayden and Keegan Clark and Emma Sanders. The graveside service was held June 18 at Marked Tree Cemetery under the supervision of Murphy Funeral Home.