Donald Dwight (Duck) Askew, 56, of Texarkana, died at home Wednesday, January 2, 2013, after an extended illness.

Donald Dwight (Duck) Askew, 56, of Texarkana, died at home Wednesday, January 2, 2013, after an extended illness. Mr. Askew was a retired electrician and a member of Union Baptist Church in Bodcaw. He is survived by his maternal grandmother, Pearl McWhorter; parents, Rufus and Ruby Askew; sister and brother-in-law, Cheryle and Carl Cornelius; brother and sister-in-law, David and Carol Askew; daughters and sons-in- law, Rebecca and Jimmy Wooten, Meagan and Tyler Beard; daughter, Jessica Askew; son, Zain Askew; grandchildren, Deanna Askew, and Chasity Wynn; and numerous nieces and nephews A memorial service will be held at Union Baptist Church in Bodcaw on Saturday January 5, at 2 p.m., with Reverend Joe Brown presiding. All friends and family members are invited to come and honor his life. Arrangements are by Hilliard Funeral Home.