John “Bud” Newlon Faubus, Sr., February 4, 1941~September 8, 2017
He was a supervisor for the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department and retired after 36 ½ years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and going-on long drives and storytelling.
Bud was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Kay Davis; a brother, Thomas Calvin Faubus; and a sister, Wanda Lou Woods.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sharon Kay Ritchie Faubus of the home; two sons, John Newlon Faubus, Jr. of Springdale and Morgan Doyle Faubus and wife, Jamie of Springdale; two daughters, Sherry Ann Faubus of Springdale and Cheryl Susan Skaggs and husband, Randy of Brentwood; a sister, Ava Grace “Sue” Hopper of Wichita, KS.; 9 grandchildren, Blake Shepherd, Larissa Johnson, Heather King, Mitchell Davis, Riley Skaggs, Chesney Skaggs, Katelynn Skaggs, Kylie Skaggs and Meghann Faubus; 7 great-grandchildren, Kaylee Wynn, Kennedy Davis, Gabriel Shepherd, Takara Mullen, Achilles Mullen, Roran Mullen and Matteo Davis.
Graveside services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Walnut Grove Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel with Michael Clanton officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 P.M. on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the funeral home.
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