Robert David Wetzel, 71, of Maumelle, Ark., passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold Wetzel and Edmond and Eva Laster, all of Chicago, Illinois. He leaves to cherish his memory; sons, David Wetzel, Chicago, Illinois, Rodney Wetzel, Grand Rapids, Mich.; daughters, Nicole Sheffield and Lesley Smith, Little Rock, Ark.; brothers, James Wetzel and Sterling Laster (Renetta), Chicago, Illinois, Vance Laster (Linda) Little Rock; granddaughter, Jayden Smith and a host of other grandchildren; special friend, Gwendolyn Wetzel; nephews, Evan Lovelace Laster, Antoine Chest, and Marcus Chest.
A private memorial service will be held by the immediate family. Services entrusted to Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester Street, Little Rock, Ark., 501-372-1305.