Charles Leon Souder Jr., 50


Charles Leon Souder Jr., 50, of Almartha, died May 6, 2024, at Baxter Health in Mountain Home, Arkansas, surrounded by family and friends. 

Leon was born June 11, 1973, in Mountain Home to Charles and Connie (Stewart) Souder.

Leon was a Christian and was saved and baptized in Cow Skin Creek by Pastor Stan Collins. 

He was a logger, mechanic and a jack-of-all-trades.    

Leon enjoyed hunting, fishing, logging and working on cars. He liked building and racing cars. His family felt he was truly one of the toughest men they knew, mentally and physically able to handle the life he endured.  

Charles is survived by his children: Makayla, Katelyn and Newt Souder; siblings: Deborah and Dana Vanderbogart and Dustin Souder; granddaughter Alley; one grandbaby on the way; his significant other, Amanda Winlock; and many other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and grandparents: Almond and Elzada (Curtis) Souder, Charles and Geneva (Parmer) Stewart.

Cremation services for Leon are being conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Homes, Inc., Ava.

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