Donald Bruce Billingsley Sr.

Donald Bruce Billingsley Sr., 69, of Benton passed away Thursday, July 12.  He was born April 18, 1943, to Tom and Mary Billingsley. Donald was known to close friends and family as Butch.  He loved Nascar, Walt Disney World, traveling and spending time with his wife. He was an avid Razorback fan. He graduated from Bryant High School and worked as an industrial salesman. He attended Highland Heights Baptist Church, where he very much enjoyed his friends in the adult Sunday School class.  Some of his greatest joys were the time he spent with his family at the lake house and his special furry daughters, Abbie and Sophia.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Donald is survived by his wife, Hope Billingsley; a son, Donald Bruce Billingsley Jr. and wife Lorie of Heber Springs; a daughter, Tamara Morgan and husband Donald of Benton; one sister, Tommie Nance and husband Jim; one brother, James Billingsley and wife Kathy of Bryant; two grandchildren, Donald Bruce Billingsley III (Trey) and Christian Dale Billingsley, both of Heber Springs; as well as many other friends and family members, all of whom will miss him dearly and cherish his memory. 
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 16, at Peaceful Haven Funeral Home, 322 N. Market St. in Benton. 
Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. For more information 501-778-7100.
Memorials may be made to Soaring Wings Ranch for Jake’s Lake,   P.O. Box 1670, Conway, AR  72033.
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