Joe Fougerousse, 80, of Russellville, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 in Russellville. The son of John and Margaret (Weidover) Fougerousse, he was born September 14, 1938 in Morrilton. He married Johnnie Marie Faucett on September 4th, 1958 in Morrilton. He was an industrial supply salesman, former serviceman of the United State Air Force Reserves, and a member of the American Legion. Joe enjoyed playing music, piloting aircraft, playing cards, building puzzles, and spending time with family, especially grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Joe was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Johnnie Marie Fougerousse; his parents; a brother, Louis Fougerousse; and sister, Marie Bane.
Survivors include his son, Blake Fougerousse (Traci) of Rogers, two daughters, Kim Fougerousse of Bella Vista and Kelly Olson of Russellville; four grandchildren, Rev. Dustin Olson (Heather) of Ada, OK, Drew Olson (Kristi) Russellville, Alex Fougerousse, Cori Fougerousse (fiancé, Jesse Hertzberg), all of Rogers, five great-grandchildren, Asher Olson, Owen Olson, and Benjamin Olson, all of Ada, OK, Jaxon Olson and Adalynn Olson, both of Russellville, AR; three sisters, Margie Reidmueller of Morrilton, Otilia Paladino of Conway, and Liz Buckner of Morrilton; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.
A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00AM, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Atkins City Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service. Rev. Dustin Olson will officiate. Visitation will be from 6-8PM, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the funeral home. Internet obituary and on-line guestbook are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.