Vernon P. Borchert
Vernon Peter Borchert, 66, of Hot Springs, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 4, 2012. He was born Feb. 4, 1946 in Hot Springs to Peter and Claire Borchert. Vernon was a member of Rector Heights Baptist Church and a board member of the Piney Fire Department. He enjoyed bowling, NASCAR racing, deer hunting and riding his Goldwing motorcycle.
Loving survivors include his wife, Margaret Caswell Borchert; stepsons, Jesse Caswell and Donnie (Paula) Lair; stepdaughters, Dana (James) Taylor and Amanda Caswell; brother, Keith (Joann) Harris; sister, Marion Virgo; grandchildren, Tony Taylor, Tiffany Caswell, Kai Caswell, Martin Hall, Joshua Hobbs, Tyler Caswell, Keagun Caswell, Nicky Lair and Sarah Lair; and great-grandchild, Shelby Taylor.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Crestview Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Keith Harris, Dedrick Jewell, Bud Matthews, Chief Tim McDormant, Rick Rice and Richard Newton.
Honorary pallbearers are the Men’s Auxiliary of VFW Thaddeus H. Caraway Post 2278, Central Lane Bowling friends, the Keith Harris Family, the Piney Fire Department, Marilyn Hobbs and Nicki Ashmore.
Guest register is http://www.caruth-hale.com.