Tom McFadden, 53, of Batesville, died Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at a local hospital. Born March 13, 1959 in Little Rock, he was the son of Thomas Irvin and Betty Ann (Harrison) McFadden. He graduated in 1977 from Little Rock McClellan High School and continued his education at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. He was the owner of Rid-A-Pest for 26 years and was a very successful businessman, an avid hunter, devoted father, husband, and friend. He was a member of the North Heights Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Phyllis (Whiteside) McFadden of the home; one son, Riley McFadden of the home; three daughters, Ashley Erwin and her husband, James of Houston, Texas, Lynleigh McFadden and Kaylie McFadden both of the home; one brother, Danny McFadden and his wife, Elizabeth of Little Rock; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his step-mother, Frances Holt McFadden. Funeral services are at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home Chapel in Batesville with Steven McFadden, Ryan Thornton, Allen Childress, and Danny McFadden officiating. There will be a private family burial. Pallbearers are Daniel McFadden, Mark Passmore, Tim Ware, Gary Bell, Chris Gillihan, and Shawn Caldwell. Visitation is from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Thursday prior to the service. Memorials may be made to www.chriselliottfund.org for Glioblastoma Brain Cancer Research, 704 228th Avenue NE #254, Sammamish, WA 98074.