Benjamin ‘Benny’ Lydic Jr.

SEARCY, Ark. — Benjamin Franklin “Benny” Lydic Jr., 52, of Searcy, died at 5:09 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2019 as the result of an accident in front of the hospital in Searcy.

A former area resident, he was born June 3, 1967 in Youngstown, he was the son of Louise Irene (Sowers) Lydic and the late Benjamin Franklin “Frank” Lydic Sr.

He was currently employed at the Searcy Wal-Mart in the maintenance department on the night shift. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

In addition to his mother of Salem, he is survived by his brother, David J. Lydic of Newton Falls, and a half-brother, James Sowers of San Francisco.

Services with military honors will be 7 p.m. Friday at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, Salem. Friends may call two hours prior to the service.