John “Bud” Newlon Faubus, Sr., February 4, 1941~September 8, 2017

Untitled-1John “Bud” Newlon Faubus, Sr., 76, of Springdale, AR. passed away Friday, September 8, 2017 in Springdale.  He was born February 4, 1941 in Elkins to John Morgan and Lona Newlon Faubus.

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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    Gail DeLancey » 12. Sep, 2017

    Dear Susan and all the Faubus family,

    I’m sincerely saddened about the loss of your daddy. Please know you will be remembered in my thoughts and prayer during this difficult time.

    Daddies are special people, they are a little girls hero no matter our age. Each time you have a special memory of your daddy you will meet him in your heart with love.

    Gail DeLancey

    John Faunus family » 13. Sep, 2017

    We are so saddened to hear of Bud’s passing. We know he will be dearly and greatly missed. You are in our hearts and thoughts. Pam and Don Bohannan and Angie(Jamie’s) Aunt Pam

    Earl & Rose Underhill » 15. Sep, 2017

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.