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Bernie Huett

January 23, 1933 ~ March 1, 2018 (age 85)
Memorial Live Stream will begin at 1:30PM, March 6th.

Bernie Huett, 85, of Russellville, passed peacefully and surrounded by his
loving family, Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. The son of Troy and Lorretta Sigler Huett, he was born January 23, 1933 in Elizabeth, AR, (Fulton County).

He was a 1950 graduate of Viola High School and received a Bachelor of Science in Math from Arkansas Polytechnic College, now ATU. Following service in the United States Navy during the Korea War, he and Betty Johnson were on October 23, 1954 at Great Lakes, IL.

In 1964 he founded and operated Russellville's first Pizza Restaurant, Bernie's Pizza on West Main, serving homemade and hand-tossed pizza with love to his friends and neighbor and their kids.

Later Bernie worked with Glaxo Pharmaceuticals as a Sales Representative in Arkansas. He enjoyed watching a good baseball game, the great outdoors, golfing, hunting, and fishing, but he will be best remembered as a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by his parents and his stepmother, Ida Belle Huett.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Huett; Russellville; two sons, Steve Huett, Russellville, Greg Huett (Jamie), Springdale; two daughters, Sandy Greene (Ken), Greenwood, Susan Kitchens (Buzz), Russellville; 11 grandchildren, Justin Huett (Lindsey), Benton, Dr. Angie Dunlap (Andy), Beebe, Tyler Blackard, Bella Vista, Emily Blackard, Bentonville, Dr. Michael Kitchens, Russellville, Matt Kitchens (Jaclyn), Mobile, AL, Marcus Kitchens, St. Louis, MO, Wilson Huett (Alex), Bentonville, Austin Huett (Emma), Bentonville, Hayden Huett and Joseph Huett, both of Springdale; six great-grandchildren, Eli and Lillie Huett, Hudson and Juliet Dunlap, Lilly Kithens and Trey Kitchens.

Funeral Service will be held at 2:00PM, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Humphrey
Chapel. Rev. Gail Brooks will officiate. Burial will be at Bowden Cemetery in Pottsville, by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, on Monday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home,220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, AR 72801. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at

Cemetery Details

Bowden Cemetery
Bowden Cemetery Road
Pottsville, AR, 72802


MAR 5. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

Chapel Service

MAR 6. 2:00 PM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

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