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Julius Albert BUTLER (VETERAN VIET)

Mount Comfort Cemetery
Washington County,
Arkansas

US Army
Vietnam
March 22, 1947 - October 11, 2006

*Obituary
The Morning News of Northwest Arkansas
Thursday, October 12, 2006

VAN BUREN — Julius Albert Butler, 59, of Van Buren died Oct. 11, 2006, at his home. He was born March 22, 1947, in San Antonio to Olivia and Robert Butler. He was an Army veteran and from 1968-1970 served in the Vietnam War with the 326th Engineers Battalion 101st Airmobile Division Camp Eagle Phu Bai, Vietnam. He was awarded the Vietnam Service Bronze Medal, the Army Commendation Service, a Certificate Achievement Award for service as drummer in the 440th Army Band (XVIII Airborne Corps), Fort Bragg, N.C. After Vietnam, he was stationed at Fort Bragg and played percussion with the Fort Bragg Post Band. He later transferred to the 82nd Airborne Division Band, where he played with the Green Beret Drum and Bugle Corps and became a member. He was a cabinet builder and was a master chef in the kitchen.

Survivors include his wife, Karen Butler, to whom he was married Aug. 8, 1997; one son, Matt Osterman; his mother of Providence Forge, Va.; two sisters, Peggy Brant of Temecula, Calif., Betty Houghtaling of Providence Forge; brother, Bruce Butler of Lakewood, Calif.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Comfort Cemetery. Arrangements are by Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville, online at www.mooresfuneralchapel.com.

Contributed on 9/17/08 by judyfrog
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Record #: 60195

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Submitted: 9/17/08 • Approved: 12/22/14 • Last Updated: 12/25/14 • R60195-G0-S3

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