Billy Edwin Bustin, Sr.

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Rev. Billy Edwin Bustin, Sr., age 74 of Sikes, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, June 04, 2015. Born Monday, September 02, 1940 in Dodson, Louisiana, he was a long-time Baptist minister throughout Winn Parish and the surrounding area in addition to being a log-cutter and saw mill owner for a number of years. Rev. Bustin served his country in the US Navy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Huey & Jetty Bustin; Brother, Carl Bustin. Those left to cherish his memory include his Wife of 53 years, Linda Slaughter Bustin, Sikes; Son, Billy “Butch” Bustin, Jr. and wife Cathy, Sikes; Daughter, Tammy DuPont and husband John, London, England; Step-Grandchildren, Katelyn & Megan Overstreet; Sister, Frances Furr, Winnfield; Brother, Tommy Williams, Dodson; Numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, June 07, 2015 at Southern Funeral Home with Reverends Mike Green, Wallace Ingles and Bill Moore officiating. Interment followed in Hurricane Grove Cemetery, in Sikes. Serving the family as pallbearers were Jerry Tolbert, Billy Wayne Rogers, Mark Green, David Horne, H.H. Horne and Randy McBroom. Honorary pallbearers were Randy Robertson and Bobby Martin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hurricane Grove Baptist Church or Friendship Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at
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