|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 12, 2008|
"The Man That Put the Salt in the Ocean"
Mr. Futrell, 87, of Colfax, passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2008, in Rapides Regional Medical Center.
He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Colfax. He was a U. S. Army WWII veteran and a U. S. Marine during the Korean Conflict, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor. Mr. Futrell retired from the U. S. Marines in 1962.
Buddy was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline Futrell; parents, Winburn and Lois Eubanks Futrell; brothers, Winburn Futrell and Edward Futrell, and son Guy Wilson Futrell.
Those left to cherish his memory include his son, James Futrell of Turkey Creek; daughters, Beckie Viviano of Pineville, Jodella Dorsey of Alexandria, Kelley McKinney of Colfax, Lois Fellers of Danville, IL, Naomi Toney of Danville, IL, Sherrie Viviano of Tioga and Beckie Jenkins of Dry Prong; sister, Irene Morace of Houston, TX; twenty grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, at a time to be announced.
PuB.: Nov 14, 2008 http://www.thetowntalk.com/section/OBITUARIES
Winburn C. Futrell (1884 - 1941)
Lois Eubanks Futrell (1905 - 1970)
Jacqueline Wilson Futrell (1925 - 2000)
Guy Wilson Futrell (1958 - 1960)*
Note: Wife is buried in Section 38 Site 5368
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 38 Site 5369
Created by: Duke and Kathy
Record added: Nov 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31380832