James Edward "Bud" Hearn

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Bud Hearn died June 9, 2010 at the home of his son in Phoenix, Ariz. He was born February 14, 1942 in Ada, Okla., to Jack and Wanda Thornton Hearn. He graduated from Eureka Springs High in 1960.

After serving in the U. S. Navy he attended UCA and UALR. Bud worked for many years in the hospitality industry in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Florida, but had resided in Fayetteville for several years before moving to Phoenix last year.

His parents, sister Lynda Sue Lindstrom, brother Jerry Bob Hearn and nephew Steven Jay Bowen preceded him in death.

Bud is survived by a daughter Michelle Hearn Brasel (Russell) of Fayetteville, son Chris Hearn (Jennifer), grandchildren David Christian Hearn, Dylan Chase Hearn and Calista Hearn, all of Phoenix, Ariz,, sister Jan Hearn Davenport (Harold) of North Little Rock, half-brother Jack Hearn of Oklahoma City, Okla., nephew, Todd Garrett of Jacksonville, Fla., and niece, Kelley Land of Columbia, Mo.

A memorial service will be held in Arkansas at a future date. Bud will be missed not only by his family but also by his many friends.