Obituaries from October 2012
Kenneth H. Jones July 19, 1940 -- Oct. 21, 2012
Kenneth H. Jones of Aurora passed away at his home on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. He was born on July 19, 1940, in Eureka Springs. He attended school there and on May 7, 1960, was joined in marriage to Bertha June Pyles of Elk Ranch. They moved to Springfield, Mo., in 1965, where he obtained his journeyman's plumbing license and was a member of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 178 for 37 years in the Springfield-Aurora, Mo., area...
Richard Leo Wasta Oct. 16, 2012
Richard Leo Wasta, 72, formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away following a stroke on Oct. 16, 2012, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Dick was born in Cedar Rapids to Erwin J. and B. Louise Wasta on September 24, 1940. Graduating from Cedar Rapids Washington High School in 1959, Dick was a member of the Army Reserve and an employee of his family's business, Pioneer Office Products, until 1981, when he retired. ...
James David Bird, Sr., Oct. 14, 1933 -- Oct. 3, 2012
James David Bird, Sr., a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born Oct. 14, 1933 in Forbes, Missouri, a son of James Hutcheson and Mabel Gray (Scott) Bird. He departed this life Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, at the age of 78 years...
A celebration of life for David Massey will take place on October 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Eureka Springs Middle School cafeteria. "We want to celebrate his life, what he shared with us, taught us, and how he influenced our lives. At work or school, with animals or music, come celebrate how he lived: Happily."...
Robbie Freiburger, Eureka Springs UPS Driver, age 46, of Harrison passed away Thursday, September 27, 2012, at his home after a 5 year battle with cancer. He was born May 27, 1966, in Fort Lauderdale, FL the son of Janice Stier Potts. Robbie loved serving God as an active member of First Baptist Church of Bull Shoals where he enjoyed teaching the Mighty Men's Sunday school class. ...