Georgie Edward (Buck) Burleson passed away May 2, 2017

Georgie Edward (Buck) Burleson, age 88, of Ida, Arkansas passed away May 7, 2017 at Southridge Nursing Home and Rehab in Heber Springs. Born January 13, 1929 in Warden, Arkansas he was the son of the late George and Addie Miller Burleson. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge General Baptist Church . 

His hobbies included listening to  and singing country music, he loved to tease people, he loved to cook and enjoy a good meal with his family, he loved spending as much time as possible with his family and friends and loved his dog Blackie. 

Georgie is survived by a daughter, Rita Eddings and husband Paul of Drasco, Arkansas; son, Edward Burleson and wife Kim of Ida, Arkansas; a brother, Donnie Burleson of Pangburn, Arkansas, seven grandchildren, Misty Chism, Shannon Bradford, Dallas Hipp, Eddie Burleson, Jr., Christian Hammond, Dusty Hipp, and Cloud Thomas; sixteen great-grandchildren and many friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Emogean; brothers, Odus, Orville, and   Hershel Burleson; sisters, Orpha Westbrook and Bertha Ruth Carr; granddaughter, Summer James; grandson -in-law Ray Bradford.

Funeral Service will be 10:00 am,  Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Pleasant Ridge General Baptist Church in Ida, Arkansas. With Brother Jeff Thomas officiating. Interment will be at Antioch Cemetery in Drasco, Arkansas/  Visitation was Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Heber Springs Funeral Home. The family extends special thanks to all the caregivers at Southridge Nursing Home and Rehab for the care they all gave and the  way their love for him was truly evident. You are our extended family and we know he loved you all. 

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