|to guide, support and inspire us all. The man, who I will occasionally
refer to as Mr. JB in this article, was one of northwest Arkansas
brightest stars, stewards and illuminators.
Today countless buildings, trucks, and terminals bear the name of one of the greatest
business leaders to ever call northwest Arkansas home. The region was fortunate to have
such a humble, daring and giving universal servant grace the lands and touch so many lives
with his heavenly hands. The self described, Joseph
(from the Bible New Testament, King James version) reportedly slipped and fell
on a piece of ice after leaving a restaurant near his home; he died on the seventh day of
December in this the year of our Lord and savior 2006, at Northwest Medical Center in
Springdale, Ark. It was his Last Supper and his mortal life and legacy will be
the Holy Grail for the residents of Northwest Arkansas.
According to the obituary for Mr. JB entitled a Celebration of Life: J.B.
Hunt, which was handed out at the home-going ceremony, Monday, Dec. 11th, 2006, he
was born in Cleburne County, Ark. during the Great Depression. The Life Celebration
Ceremony, eloquently ...