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David R. Donovan EMT#11125

It is always difficult saying goodbye to someone that is loved and cherish. Family and friends must say goodbye to their beloved David R. Donovan (Monticello, Arkansas), who passed away at the age of 59, on July 13, 2019.

Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home

943 Highway 425 North

Monticello ,  AR 71657

Visitation  – 7/19/2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Service – 7/20/2019 at 2:00 p.m.

Interment:

Rock Springs Cemetery
Rock Springs Rd.
Wilmar, AR 71675

https://www.stephensondearman.com/services.asp?page=odetail&id=2078&locid=0

 

Dean William Loos – EMT#27346

Dean William Loos, 33 of Springdale passed away Monday, July 1, 2019. He was born May 28,1986 in Carmichael, California to David and Lisa Bell Loos.

Dean was a Firefighter/EMT. He began his service with the City of Springdale on January 7, 2013, and it was while on duty that he met his wife, Tabitha. He loved riding his Harley, he was very athletic, enjoyed all extreme sports and was an avid Raiders and Sharks fan. Dean was a great dad and loved his children very much. He was extremely proud of his kids. He loved his family and friends immensely and always embraced them with a warm hug and kind words. Dean will always be a hero to his family and friends.

Dean was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard and Miriam Bell and Carl Loos and three uncles, Rick Bell, Randy Bell and Joe Loos.

Survivors include wife, Tabitha Loos of the home; two sons, Kayden Isaiah Loos and Kael Guinness Loos (and their mother Amanda Acosta); two daughters, Averlea Kate Loos and Ebbie Jo Loos all of the home; his father David Loos; his mother Lisa Fields and husband John Fields; one brother, Darrick Carl Loos and wife Brittany and one sister, Jessica Miriam Loos Brewer and husband J.P. all of Rogers. He is also survived by many other nieces, nephews, family members and friends.

A memorial service will be Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Har-Ber High School in the Marsha Jones Performing Arts Center.

 

Taylor Lloyd Bullard EMT#24370

Taylor Lloyd Bullard, 32 of Traskwood, was taken from his loving family far too soon Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Taylor was born on May 5, 1987 in St. Louis, MO. He was a 2005 graduate of Lakeside High School in Hot Springs, Arkansas where he was a gifted baseball player. Taylor loved the outdoors, but he was most passionate about his family. Taylor was a wonderful husband, father, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, friend and teacher. He was a Lieutenant/Paramedic with the Jacksonville Fire Department where he served honorably for 9 years.

He loved life, loved to laugh and loved grilling and serving his family and friends wonderful food. He will be missed terribly by his family as well as his friends whom he considered family.

Taylor is survived by his wife, Jennifer Page Bullard, daughter, Nora Elizabeth, his parents, Jim and Linda Bullard, Jennifer’s parents, Jim and Carol Sharp, siblings, Jamie Huisman (Cody, Harris, Harper, Henson), Jolie Hand (Garrett), Tanner Bullard, Jordan Sharp (Katie Wright) Jake Sharp (Amber, Kaydi, Taralyn, TJ), Angela Knight (Jon, Layla, Max, Mela) grandmothers, Betty Brown and Elizabeth Lovell, numerous aunts, cousins and friends.

Church services by Ashby Funeral Home will be 12:00 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 2019 at McArthur Church in Jacksonville.

Visitation will be at Ashby Funeral Home on Sunday, June 30th, 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Robert “Gene” Eugene Beasley EMT#4985

Robert “Gene” Eugene Beasley, 62, of Cabot passed away on June 13, 2019.  He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on December 29, 1956 to the late Sterling and Katie Beasley.

Gene proudly retired from the Jacksonville Fire Department as a Captain at the Central Station after 22 years.  He attended the Assembly of God church, loved spending time with his amazing family, loved hunting, fishing and being outdoors.

He is preceded in death by his siblings Linda Provencal of Jacksonville, Florida; Jerry Beasley of Cabot, Arkansas, Lloyd Beasley of Cabot, Arkansas and Floyd Beasley of Hot Springs, Arkansas.

He leaves behind his loving niece Jerra Hollinger (Andy) of Little Rock, Arkansas; nephews John Beasley (Sonja) of Cabot, Arkansas, Brian Beasley (Lyn) of Cabot, Arkansas and Michael Provencal (Sherry) of Jacksonville, Florida; as well as many great-nieces and great-nephews and a host of friends.

A family hosted service will be held at a later date.

James E. Johnson Sr. EMT#6939

Brian Dodd Moore EMT# 22469

Brian Dodd Moore age 77, of Fairfield Bay, AR died on March 20, 2019. He was born in Saint Louis, Missouri on August 29, 1941 to Douglas and Rose (Dodd) Moore. After graduating high school Brian attended the University of Missouri in 1963, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. Soon after graduation he was drafted into the Army and served two years in Vietnam, as a Personnel Specialist. Brian went to work for McDonald Douglas in St Louis, Missouri as a purchasing agent for 28 years before attending Lindenwood University, in Saint Charles, Missouri to receive a Master’s in Business Administration. He spent ten years as a college professor at Columbia College in St Louis, Missouri.

He retired to Fairfield Bay, AR in 2001. The lake was his playground. He loved to water ski and would teach anyone who was willing to learn. Brian was invited to join the volunteer ambulance service in Fairfield Bay where he soon became an EMT and served as Captain eight of his twelve years. He loved serving his community and being a former member of the Lion’s Club and Rotary. Brian was elected to serve two terms on the Community Club Board of Directors, where he served as Treasurer. Brian was a member of SASS and competed in Cowboy shooting for six years at Outlaw Camp in Heber Springs, Arkansas. He also competed in Regional and State Championships. Brian enjoyed being a part of Dining Dozen, traveling to Treasure Lake Resort in Branson to camp, playing miniature golf, going to Destin, Florida, playing cards and spending time with his extended family from Velvet Ridge and Texas. He was a member of Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church where he was Secretary for the Kirk’s Men Club.

Brian is survived by his wife, Rebecca, they were the first couple married at the Conference Center on November 5, 2013, by Paul Wellenberger, her children, Kenn (Tonya) Robert (Chana) Chris (Amy) and Chad (Michelle) Hanle and grandchildren, Ashlan, Ian, Lilli, Ethan, Ramsey, Finn, Aspen, Tristan, Sydney, Gunnar, Devyn, Destinee, Payton, Faith, Justin, Jessie and great grandchildren, Kealee, Adalyn, Avery and Harper. Brian is survived by his daughter, Kim Danaher (Lenny) from his marriage to his first love Karen, who died young from breast cancer and their children, Amy, Sean and Evan. He was super proud of his grandchildren and their accomplishments. Amy was the fourth generation to graduate from Mizzou and is now a school teacher in Missouri. Sean graduates as a meteorologist from Mizzou in May. He always bragged about Evan, who became an Eagle Scout at age fifteen.

Please join us in celebrating his life on April 6, 2019 at Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church in Fairfield Bay, Arkansas at 3 p.m.

 

Arthur Evans Jr. Retired Lieutenant Firefighter/Paramedic (EMT# Not Available)

 

January 9, 1946 – April 1, 2019

Arthur Evans Jr., 73, of Cabot, passed away on April 1, 2019. He was born on January 9, 1946 to Arthur Sr and Edith Evans.

Junior was a Vietnam Army Veteran and retired from the Jacksonville Fire Department after 34 years of service. He was a charter member of Lifeline Fellowship Church in Austin. Junior enjoyed working on small engines, fishing and collecting coins and relics.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Junior is survived by his wife, Joyce Evans; one son, Mark Evans (Kerri); three grandchildren, Hunter Evans, Bailee Evans-Stewart (Tom), and Brianna Evans; one great grandson, Noah Stewart; one brother, Robin Anthony Evans; and several other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 2-4PM at Roller-Owens Funeral Home, 5509 JFK, and North Little Rock.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 2PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Evans Family Cemetery in Cabot

Brenda Kay Summers Davis EMT#6176

Brenda Kay Summers Davis EMT# 6176

OCTOBER 29, 1947 ~ MARCH 24, 2019 (AGE 71)

Brenda K. Summers Davis, 71, of Beech Grove, went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 24, 2019.  She was born October 29, 1947, in Light, to Ira Leland and Sylvia Jewel Davis.  Brenda was a lifetime member of Light Baptist Church.  She worked as an LPN at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center for 40 years, an EMT, and as an EMT instructor.  Brenda’s passion was caring for others.  She enjoyed sharing her talents with others by creating different programs.  She was seen as a small town celebrity and loved serving her community.  Above all Brenda loved the Lord and her family.  Her greatest joy in life was being a mother and grandmother. 

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her son and daughter in law, Vernon and Judy Summers of Conway, Arkansas; daughter and son in law, Theresa and Timothy Eason of Paragould; brother, Leland Davis; sisters, Barbara Hill; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

 The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 27, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be Thursday, March 28, at 10:00 a.m. at Phillips Funeral Home with Tommy Stacey officiating.  Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

The Greene County Rescue Squad and Law Enforcement will have the honor to serve as pallbearers.

To continue in the tradition of Brenda’s giving nature, the family request you consider making a lasting memorial to Light Baptist Church, 16769 Highway 412, Walnut Ridge, AR  72476.

Robert Elvis Burnett – EMT# 10720

Robert Burnett, 54 of Guntown, Mississippi passed away March 3, 2019. He was born December 15, 1964 in Los Angeles, California and was the son of the late, Charles Allen Burnett and Artie Geraldine Jones Burnett.

Robert was Catholic by faith and was an EMT-Paramedic. Robert was a kind person who loved his work and saving lives. Robert loved teaching EMS and first responders. He enjoyed collecting old items of any kind, decorating Christmas tree was his favorite, and he was known to put up as many as 6 Christmas trees in one year. He loved going to yard sales and browse for something new that he did not have yet. He loved to spoil the grandkids and shop online for their Christmas. Robert loved teaching EMS and first responders.

Survivors are his spouse Miles R. Whitehead, his children, Brooklyn Ann Burnett of Guntown, MS and Cory Auston Snow of Arkansas, Roger Whitehead of Guntown, Mississippi, Jennifer Harris of Guntown, Mississippi and Beth Howard of Guntown, Mississippi, two brothers, Charles Allen Burnett of Pine Bluff, Arkansas and Roy Alvin Burnett of Texas and three sisters, Pattie Ann Burnett-Bonnes of Douglassville, Texas, Marilyn Lee Burnett of Linden, Texas and Mary Burnett and Eleven grandchildren.

Obituary for Thomas Sanford Norton, Sr. EMT#15120

Thomas Norton, Sr., 65, of Hot Springs, went to be with the Lord on January 26, 2019. He was born September 29, 1953 in Hot Springs to the late Sanford and Lola Norton. Thomas was a member of Lakeshore Heights Baptist Church. Thomas enjoyed western movies, starring John Wayne and was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan.

Loving survivors include his wife, Karen Norton, of Hot Springs; son, Thomas (Teresa) Sanford, Jr., of Magnet Cove; brother, Randy Norton, of Hot Springs; step-daughters, Marcie (Stephen) Newberry, of Jonesboro, Sarah (Jason) Saragusa, of Pea Ridge, Elisabeth (Joe) Flowers, of Oark and Angela (Toby) Hibbs, of Conway; and 7 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home with Pastor Horace Gray officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.