SETTLE, JOHN WILLIAM - Franklin County, Arkansas | JOHN WILLIAM SETTLE - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

John William SETTLE

Houston Cemetery
Franklin County,
Arkansas

November 22, 1951 - October 26, 2019

John W. Settle, 67, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
He was born on November 22, 1951 to Rowland Henry and Anna (Hoen) Settle in Los Angeles, California.

He was a graduate of the University of Arkansas as well as the University Of Arkansas School Of Law. As a student at the University of Arkansas, John was honored to receive the J. William Fullbright Award as the senior history student with the highest academic achievement for the year 1974. John graduated from law school and continued in the practice of law for nearly 40 years. He established a private law practice, became a Fort Smith City Judge and most recently served as the City’s Prosecutor for eleven years. John’s brilliant understanding of the law enabled him to beneficially enrich and touch many lives during his stellar career.
John loved his family and friends. He was known for giving 100% of himself to any situation, whether it was with his family, in a courtroom proceeding, in his church, Goddard United Methodist where he was a member of the choir, in historical reenactments or in the activities of the Fort Smith Noon Lions Club the Fort Smith Little Theater, Downtown Rotary Club or as the Methodist Health and Rehab committee counsel.

John is survived by his wife Chrystal and a daughter, Grace Ann Settle both of the home; a brother, Eric Settle of Fort Smith and two sisters-in-law, Zulia Scotten and Tabitha Pittman both of Los Angeles, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private graveside with be held at Houston Cemetery in Alix, Arkansas and will be followed by a memorial service at 5:30PM, Friday, November 1, 2019 at Goddard United Methodist Church with a brief reception to follow in the church parlor.

Contributed on 3/26/20 by billsully060
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Submitted: 3/26/20 • Approved: 3/27/20 • Last Updated: 3/30/20 • R1305882-G0-S3

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