The Final Dance: Remembering 'Dancing Bull of Ruston'

Courtesy: Adam Mullins
Courtesy: Adam Mullins
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LINCOLN PARISH, La. (KNOE) - The well-known Ruston dancer, Raymond Sheard, passed away on Monday. Raymond was better known as "Dancing Bull." Dancing Bull was famous for dancing in the streets between Ruston and Grambling.

According to Dancing Bull's brother, Wess Sheard, Bull had been sick for a while, but he never let that stop him from being a staple as one of Lincoln Parish's eccentric characters.

Dancing Bull was also known for signing tunes and drawing pictures for people throughout the parish.

Bull's funeral arrangements are being handled by Paradise Funeral Home in Arcadia. Members of the Ruston community has an open GoFundMe account to help cover Dancing Bull's funeral arrangements.

GoFundMe Link: https://www.gofundme.com/raymond-sheard-bulls-funeral