Elbert Duane Breshears, 83, of Humansville died Thursday, June 20, 2019, at Cox Hospital South in Springfield.

Elbert was born on Oct. 9, 1935, to John and Sarah Breshears in Bentonville. 

Elbert loved to travel, so he became a truck driver to see the United States. 

Over the years, Elbert liked to collect knives, make homemade decorations, buy and sell old cars. He loved to go to the casinos.

Elbert married the love of his life and was married for over 30 years to Janice, until her death in November 2018. He missed her every day and talked about her often.

Elbert was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Janice.

He is survived by his adopted granddaughter, Tina Cox, grandson Stayce Manos, great-grandchildren Addison and Madilynne Newel, Emmi Manos, and very dear friends Beverly Crouch, Dale Marchbanks, Lori Collins, Herman Baker and Bud Daniels.

Visitation for Elbert will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Butler Funeral Home, Humansville.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital, Houston, Texas.

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