WILL WASSON

OCTOBER 22, 1991 - JANUARY 1, 2009

  William “Will” Gray Wasson, 17, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, died January 1, 2009 at the home of a friend in Siloam Springs. Born October 22, 1991 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, he was the son of Danny Wasson and Carolyn Appleby Fagan Wasson. He was a lifetime resident of Siloam Springs, and was a junior at Siloam Springs High School. Will enjoyed fishing and being outdoors, hanging out with friends, and playing with his dog Lucy. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Siloam Springs.

  Survivors include his father and step-mother, Danny Wasson and Lyn of Siloam Springs; his mother, Carolyn Wasson of Fayetteville, Arkansas; one sister, Bryn Wasson of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; his step-brother, Collin Stancomb of Cincinnati, Arkansas; paternal grandparents, Bob and Sharon Wasson of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Virginia (Ebie) Matula and Dick of West Hampton, New York; maternal grandfather, DuVal Fagan of Springdale, Arkansas; paternal step-grandmother, Mary Rosewicz of Cincinnati, Arkansas; paternal aunt, Carla Wasson of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; maternal uncle Mike Fagan of Springdale, Arkansas; maternal aunt, Virginia (Sissy) Smith of Helena, Arkansas; paternal great uncle and aunt, Steven and Paula Allen of Little Rock, Arkansas; and cousins Drew Smith, Nate Smith, Virginia Smith, Caroline Smith all of Helena, Arkansas; and Anna Fagan and Allison Fagan, both of Springdale, Arkansas, and Randall Davidson of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Meggin Warpinski of Little Rock, Arkansas.

  Pallbearers will be Cory Jenison, Tyler Littlejohn, Paul Abbey, Jonathan Biswell, Chris Evans, Zack Hudson, Sawyer Evans, and Cody Welch. Honorary pallbearers will be Drew Smith, Nate Smith, and Cory Greenhaw.

  Funeral services were 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 5, 2009, at the Cathedral of the Ozarks Chapel at John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, with Dr. David Bush and Dr. Randy Rowlan officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery, Siloam Springs. Visitation was 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, January 4, 2009, at Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Siloam Springs High School Scholarship Fund, Will Wasson Memorial Scholarship Fund, 1500 West Jefferson, Siloam Springs, AR 72761.