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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
James Faught

James Thomas Faught

Saturday, August 19th, 1933 - Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Obituary

James Thomas Faught, 85, of Dean Springs passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 in Heart of Hospice, Fort Smith, AR. He was a retired teacher for Van Buren High School, 1963 to 1989. He was born August 19, 1933 in Jethro, Arkansas to the late Leonard and Elizabeth (Davis) Faught. James was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Margaret Faught; two brothers, Jerry and Cletus Faught and a sister Peggy Richardson.
Services will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Ocker Chapel of Alma with Reverend Don Cowan officiating and burial at Bolton Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Alma.
He is survived by two daughters, Jeri and husband Dana Dusha of Van Buren, AR and Jenifer and husband Kevin Gentry of Little Rock, AR and four grandchildren; Braden Gentry, Victoria Gentry, Matthew Dusha and Lucas Dusha.
Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Ocker Funeral Home of Alma
    Address
    917 Hwy. 64 East
    ALMA, AR 72921
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    Officiant
    Rev. Don Cowan
  • Interment

    Location
    Bolton Cemetery
    Address
    Dean RD
    ALMA, AR 72921
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Adam and Trudy Konopka

Posted at 02:23pm
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4
We love you and are praying for peace. Adam and Trudy
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Patty (Cathey) Pottridge

Posted at 07:46am
Was a teacher of mine in early 70's. Very awesome teacher. Sending prayers to his family..
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John Sagely

Posted at 12:12pm
Mr. Faught was my English teacher during the 1970-71, school year at Van Buren. He was an exceptional teacher and a very good man. I am grateful I sat under his instruction. I daily use what he taught us. Very sorry for your loss. His life and teaching will continue through all of us. James Faught made a difference. John Sagely
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