Mr. Hugh Holland Ladd, age 92, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at his home. 

He was born August 20, 1926 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to the late Percy Houston Ladd and the late Iva M. Ladd and was retired from the electrical supply business. Hugh loved life and tackled it with a positive attitude. He played the guitar and sang for his church. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Nazarene Church at Cove and loved to worship the Lord there. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and a friend to all who knew him.

He is survived by on: Donald Ladd and wife Linda of Baytown, Texas

Daughters: Pat Ladd Housham and husband Phil of England, UK, Michelle Thompson and husband Robert of Dayton, Texas, and Jolene Wren and husband Norman of Houston, Texas

Grandchildren: Amanda Mueller and Darryl of Dayton, Texas, Melissa Squires and Michael of Hatton, Arkansas, Jennifer Sledge and husband Gene of Baytown, Texas, Adam Glenn Delouche and wife Lexi of Houston, Texas, Danielle Renea Duhon of Austin, Texas, Jessica Hicks and husband Brad of Houston, Texas, and Donald “Sonny” Aaron and wife Heather of Cove, Arkansas

Numerous great and great-great grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends, and his wonderful church family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Georgie Harp Ladd, a son, Hugh “Buddy” Holland Ladd, Jr., a sister, Rosalie Shufelberger, and a brother, Robert Ladd.

Mr. Ladd was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. The family will have a memorial service Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pleasant Grove Nazarene Church in Cove with Brother Steve Bradley officiating.

Online obituary available at


3-1-19 4:20 p.m. KAWX.ORG 


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