Clarence “Bubba” Bussell, 87, of Crossett, died on August 1, 2018.
He was a native of Roxie, Mississippi; a resident of Crossett for the past 38 years and a former resident of Hamburg.
Mr. Bussell was a 1950 graduate of Hamburg High School in 1950 and U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the West Crossett Missionary Baptist Church, an avid hunter and fisherman and founding member and past president of the Hamburg Bass Club. He was also an avid Razorback fan, NASCAR fan and enjoyed bowling. He loved his grandchildren and loved spending time with them.
Mr. Bussell was preceded in death by an infant daughter, his parents, Earnest and Margaret Tatum Bussell and a brother, Earnest Bussell, Jr.
He is survived by a son, Doug Bussell, and wife, Beverly; a daughter, Dayla Gwin and husband, Carl, all of Crossett; a sister, Myrtle Cochran of Hamburg; six grandchildren, Kristy Kelley, Danielle Kelley and husband, Bodhi Swan, George Lewis, D.J. Bussell and wife, Maleah, Harmony Penny and husband, Zach, and Taylor Bussell; three bonus grandchildren, Carly Gwin Tyson and husband, Jon, Peyton Gwin and Nicole Maxwell Hill; seven great-grandchildren and a niece, Derenda Stanley and husband, Eddie.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 4 from 9-10 a.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home, followed by at 10 a.m., at the funeral home. Bro. Clayton Hales and Bro. Chris Sexton will officiate. Burial will be at the Hamburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers are D.J. Bussell, George Lewis, Peyton Gwin, Jon Tyson, Bodhi Swan and Zach Penny. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Hobbs, Teddy Hickman, James Coody, Merchel Roberts and Brad Gill.
Memorials may be made to the West Crossett Missionary Baptist Church, PO Box 447, Crossett, AR 71635.