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Joe Doyan Breashears

July 14, 1942 — July 29, 2023

Mount Ida

Joe Doyan Breashears


Joe Doyan Breashears was born on July 14, 1942, and departed this life on July 29, 2023. 


He was a Christian and believed in a better life in Heaven.  He was a retired teacher and track coach and an avid hiker.  Joe was very proud of his accomplishment of walking one lap at the YMCA for each year of his life to commemorate his birthday.  He also hiked the entire length of the Ouachita Trail with the aid of the Ouachita Mountain Hikers and commemorated his 60th birthday by canoeing the entire shoreline of Lake Ouachita.


Joe was a devoted husband, father, brother, and uncle.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Fonnie and Eldiree (Penniger) Breashears; two brothers; and one niece.  Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Diane (Conner) Breashears; three children, Samuel Breashears, Bridgit Breashears and Barry (Heather) Breashears; three grandchildren; one brother; three sisters; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.


Joe’s life will be celebrated on August 12, 2023, at Morning Star Church, 3200 Spring Street, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901, from 1:00PM-4:00PM.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:  Mount Ida Track Team, 338 Whittington Avenue, Mount Ida, AR 71957 or Morning Star Church, 3200 Spring Street, Hot Springs, AR  71901.


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