RISON — Mr. Scott Lunsford, age 48, of Rison, died, Monday, January 28, 2013. He was born April 20, 1964 in Pine Bluff, a son of Leroy and Mary Frances Kimbrell Lunsford. Mr. Lunsford was a 1982 graduate of Rison High School. He was employed by Lunsford Family Farms where he was a chicken grower for Tyson. Mr. Lunsford loved being outdoors, fishing, boating and hunting, and was a Baptist. Mr. Lunsford was preceded in death by a brother, Ricky Lunsford; his grandparents, Clifton and Lucy Kimbrell, Roy Jewell Lunsford and Mary Melinda Lunsford.
Mr. Lunsford is survived by his parents, Leroy “Tommy” and Mary Frances “Teny” Kimbrell Lunsford of Rison; son, Jesse Lunsford of Rison; brother, Randy Lunsford of Rison; sister, Joni Harris of Rye; grandson, Hayden Lunsford of Rison.
Funeral services are 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 1, 2013 at Buie Funeral Home with Brother Joseph Stacks and Brother Brian Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Buie Funeral Home in Rison. Pallbearers are Gerald Brown, Johnny Lunsford, David Lunsford, John David Rodgers, Rusty White, Wesley Williams, Tom Rodgers and Brian Bell. Memorials may be made to New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, P. O. Box 361, Rison, Arkansas 71665. Arrangements by Buie Funeral Home of Rison (870) 325–6216. Online condolences at www.buiefuneralhome.com.