Billy Don Buchalla
August 30, 1934 – December 1, 2019
Billy Don “Wild Bill” Buchalla, 85, of Alma, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019 at his home. He was born August 30, 1934 in Van Buren to the late Franklin and Margie Buchalla. He served in the U.S. Navy, and was a retired truck driver and security guard. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by a son and daughter-in-law, Terry Carson and wife, Charlotte.
He is survived by his wife, Jessie of the home; two daughters, Rhonda Foley and husband Harold, and Stacy Bane and husband Bobby, all of Van Buren; a son, Michael Carson and wife Amanda of Alma; fourteen grandchildren, and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.
Pallbearers will be Michael Carson, Clifford Arterberry, Nicholas Houston, Chastin Adams, Waylon Tuck, Eric Graham, and Dustin Graham.
- Funeral Service Wednesday, December 4, 2019