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Roger D. Pleasant

September 17, 1960 June 28, 2022
Roger D. Pleasant
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Mr. Roger Darnell Pleasant was born September 17, 1960 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to the late Edmond and Hannah Mae Pleasant. He accepted Christ at the tender age of 7, under the leadership of the late G.W. Westbrook of Grace Temple Baptist Church. Having been chosen one of good report, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, on June 22, 1997, Roger Pleasant was ordained as a deacon by and served with Rev. James E. Mackey. He continued his service alongside Pastor Eric L. Alexander until the Lord called him home.

Pleasant graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1978. Soon after graduation, he met and married the love of his life - Shirley Howard Pleasant. To this union, two beautiful children were born - Rogerick and Naporsha. He was a loving and proud husband and father.

Pleasant was an entrepreneur who employed many people throughout Arkansas, while providing the wants and needs of his family. He loved cooking and spending time with those important to him.

Pleasant was proceeded in death by his mother - Hannah Mae Pleasant, father - Edmond Pleasant and brother - Emerson Pleasant. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife - Shirley Pleasant of Maumelle, Arkansas; son - Rogerick Pleasant of Maumelle, Arkansas; daughter - Naporsha Pleasant Valentine (Justin) of Atlanta, Georgia; Grandchildren - Justice, Nylah and Nolan Valentine of Atlanta, Georgia; Stepmother - Earma Pleasant of Little Rock, Arkansas; sisters - Lynn Pleasant of Kansas City, Missouri and Lisa Williams of Dallas, Texas; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm, Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, 8205 Hwy 161, North Little Rock, AR. Visitation one hour prior to services. Interment Riverwood Memorial Gardens in Maumelle, AR.

Services entrusted to Larry G. Acklin Funeral Home, 8821 Colonel Glenn, Little Rock, AR. "IN YOUR TIME OF NEED...WE CARE."
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