Obituary: Donald Gene Luster


Donald Gene Luster, 80, of Batesville passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020.

He was born on July 25, 1939, in Bethesda to Willie Wesley Luster and Lois (Hill) Luster.

Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Tommie Jane (Bradley) Luster of the home; two sons, Michael Luster, Larry Wayne Luster; step-son, Russ Weatherby; sister, Nancy Gillihan; five grandchildren; and his aunt and uncle, Francis McKinney and Troy McKinney.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private graveside service will be held under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville with Johnathan Johnson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center, P.O. Box 385, Lovell, WY 82431, Humane Society of Independence County, 5 Environmental Drive, Batesville, AR 72501, and Parkinson’s Foundation, 4301 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205.

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