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Henry Billups, Jr., aka “BUCK”, age 70

Henry Billups, Jr., aka “BUCK” of Dermott, Arkansas, bade this life farewell and begun his journey to his eternal home, in the early hours on Thursday, June 20, 2019.  Buck was born on May 7, 1949 to the late Henry Billups, Sr. and Annie Laura Billups in Halley Arkansas

Buck accepted Christ as his Savior at an early age and was baptized by the late Rev. William Marshall and served as member of Lightwood Baptist Church until he moved to Dermott Arkansas.  He was a graduate of Chicot High School whereas his class was the last class to graduate prior to the desegregation currently known as Dermott High School.

After high school, Buck worked many years in the Farming Industry and many years later, he begun driving trucks traveling from state to state.  He also worked part time for Ron Justice’s Pecan until his health began to deteriorate.

Buck was a devoted father, brother, uncle and cousin to family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Henry Billups, Sr., and Annie Laura Jackson, one sister, Ollie Mead Billups and three brothers, Charles, Herman and Sullivan Billups.

He leave to cherish his memory, three sons, Ronald McDaniel, LaKedrin Billups, of McGhee Arkansas and Henry Billups, III of Arlington, Texas; two daughters, Ebony Figures and Dawn Billups of Arlington, Texas; four brothers, Roosevelt(Diane) Billups and Franklin Billups of Chicago, Illinois; and Otis Charles Billups of Dermott, Arkansas; six sisters, Lula Billups and Ruby Woods of Dermott, Arkansas; Mildred Billups and Freddie Brinker of Chicago, Illinois; Paige Billups of Birmingham, Alabama and Hildaphine Billups of N. Little Rock, Arkansas; eighteen grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 12:00-1:00pm with funeral service to begin at 1:00pm at Antioch Baptist Church in Dermott, Arkansas. Burial will follow at Bowie Cemetery in Halley, Arkansas. 

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.  501-982-3400

20 Comments

  • Cynthia figures ollison Posted June 26, 2019 1:31 PM

    Gone but will never be forgotten r.i heaven buck

  • Tammy Green Figures Posted June 26, 2019 4:50 PM

    So sorry for y’alls loss praying for y’alls

  • Eric Posted June 26, 2019 5:38 PM

    RIP BUCK!!

  • James Taylor Posted June 26, 2019 5:38 PM

    Farewell friend, see you on the other side. My condolences to the family.

  • Diann Cooper Graham Posted June 26, 2019 6:40 PM

    My condolences to the Billups family

  • Harrison Banks Posted June 26, 2019 9:08 PM

    R.I.P Buck

  • LILLIE CURENTON NICHOLS Posted June 26, 2019 9:20 PM

    PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY R I L

  • Ronta Burse Posted June 26, 2019 10:11 PM

    Rest on my buddy😥

  • Jody Young Posted June 26, 2019 11:06 PM

    Buck was one of the kindest men I knew. I have known him all my life and have some great memories of him. Prayers for his family. RIP BUCK!!

  • Arelesha GILES TAYLOR Posted June 26, 2019 11:52 PM

    BUCK YOU WILL TRULY BE MISSED. REST ON MY FRIEND. LOVE ALWAYS BIG BABY

  • Brenda Hurner Posted June 27, 2019 1:44 AM

    Praying for the family!

  • Brenda and Richard Barnes Posted June 27, 2019 6:34 AM

    My condolences to the family

  • Vergie Lawson Posted June 27, 2019 10:32 AM

    Soo sorry you are in my prayers

  • Ronald Jones and Wilma Giles Jones Posted June 27, 2019 10:47 AM

    My condolences to the family! Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Samuel Thomas Posted June 27, 2019 11:20 AM

    My condolences to the family!

  • Erica McDaniels Posted June 27, 2019 6:31 PM

    R.I.H TO MY STEP FATHER BUCK U WILL GREATLY B MISS

  • Erica McDaniels Posted June 27, 2019 6:33 PM

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  • Hilda phene Billups- Hussey Posted June 27, 2019 10:39 PM

    RIL MY Brother. Sister Love you miss them phone calls on Mondays and Tuesdays discussing who wrestle

  • Sarah (Eaton) Jordan Posted June 28, 2019 4:54 PM

    RIP, Buck. You will always be remembered, classmate.

  • Gail Canady Posted July 1, 2019 10:04 AM

    My condolences to all the family and friends. I am just now finding out. My heart and prayers goes out to you all. RIL BUCK to send my love to you in heaven . All around good person when I ran into him he always spoken smiled and ask how I was doing. You will be missed.

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