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Ali GhomghaniFebruary 21, 1928 ~ September 16, 2017 (age 89)
Major General Ali Ghomghani was born on February 21, 1928 in Ghomghan, Iran a son of Ayoub and Kolsoum Ghomghani.
Ali leaves behind his wife of 63 years, Azemat, 3 Sons-Behrooz Ghomghani and wife Nooshin of Marietta, GA, Kam Ghomghani and wife Terri of Lowell, AR and Hormoz Ghomghani of Lowell, AR, 2 Granddaughters, 1 Grandson and 4 Great Grandsons.
Ali’s first priority in life was his family. Ali was a Major General in the Imperial Iranian Airforce for over 31 years, in which he was a jet pilot. Ali came to the United States in 1991 and became a US citizen in 1997.
He worked as a People Greeter at the Mall Avenue Walmart for 19 years. He enjoyed greeting the customers and was an inspiration to the employees. He attended New Hope Assembly of God in Rogers with his family.
Ali enjoyed spending many hours working outside at his home before he would go to work at Walmart. He loved working in his flower garden where he grew Iris' and Roses. His roses were special to him. He would name each rose bush after one of his family members.
Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Springdale on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 10:00 am. Pastor James Longmate and Rev. Kam Ghomghani will officiate the service. Burial to follow at the Fairview Memorial Gardens Cemtery in Fayetteville. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in his name to Willard Walker Hospice Home, 325 E Longview St., Fayetteville, AR 72703.To sign online guest book please visit www.backstrom-pyeatte.com