Obituary – Jack Augustus Butler Jr. (1931 – 2019)


Jack Augustus Butler Jr. of Waldron,
Arkansas passed from this life, Wednesday,
April 9, 2019 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas with family by his
side. Jack was born April 4, 1931 in
Little Rock, Arkansas to Mack and Doris Butler. Jack was 88 years old. He was a
member of Lakeview Temple in Indiana.

proudly served in the United States Marines. He was active during World War II
and the Korean War. He received numerous commendations during his time served
including: Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citations with 1 star, Korean
Service Medal with 2 stars and United Nations Service Medal. Jack was a beloved
family man and enjoyed time sitting around the dinner table with everyone sharing
laughs and making memories to be cherished by all.

leaves behind to cherish his memory, nine children: Kathleen, Deborah,
Elizabeth, Jack III, Cheryl, Jonna,
John, Scott and Jenny. Papaw will forever remain in the hearts of his 15
grandchildren, 22 great
grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Jack
will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted.

private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements and
cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home &
Crematory in Waldo, Arkansas.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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