Springdale Memorial Funeral Home

3926 Willowood Ave., Springdale, AR


Phone: 479-756-8341

Billy Joe Drain

Springdale, AR

1940 - 2013

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Published: January 23, 2013

Billy "Bud" Joe Drain, age 72, of Springdale, died Jan. 21, 2013, at the Earlene Howard Circle of Life Hospice House. He was born July 24, 1940, in Fayetteville, Ark., the son of Billy Jack and Lillie Mae Jordan Drain.

He had worked as a tree surgeon and enjoyed fishing, camping and hunting.

He was preceded by his parents; his wife, Wanda Drain; two brothers, Roy Drain and Jimmy Drain; and one sister, Carolyn Bunch.

He is survived by two sons, Jody Drain of Huntsville and Eddie Drain of Farmington; one daughter, Shelly Ward of Springdale; one sister, Betty Sargent of Farmington; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation was under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to

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