John A. "Buddy" Sink, 80, of North Little Rock, died Saturday, May 4, 2013. He is the son of Ralph and Jetta Sink of Newport. He served as a state legislator to that area in the 1960’s and his interest in politics continued throughout his life. He spent most of his adult life as a business owner in North Little Rock.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years and the love of his life, Betty Sink; sons, Mike Sink, Steve Sink and wife Laura and Scott Sink all of North Little Rock; daughter Cindy Shelton and husband Don of Conway; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, May 8 at North Little Rock Funeral Home, a Smith Family Funeral Home.

The family requests donations be made to Arkansas Child Fund, 135 Shadow Oaks Drive, Sherwood, Arkansas 72120 or the charity of your choice.

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