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William Cornelius Woolverton

July 20, 1931 ~ December 31, 2016 (age 85)
William "Buddy" Woolverton, 85, of Russellville, formerly of Casa, died Saturday, December 31, 2016 at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. The son of Bryan and Bevie McGhee Woolverton, he was born July 20, 1931 in Chicago, IL. He was a 1949 graduate of Casa High School and received an Associated Degree from National University in San Diego, CA.

William joined the United States Navy after High School and served for 20 years, rising to the rank of Chief Petty Officer. He was a member of the VFW in San Diego, CA and the Fleet Reserve Association. He enjoyed spending time with children and grandchildren and gardening. He was preceded in death by his wife Chieko Woolverton; his parents; brother, Bryan Woolverton.

He is survived by 3 children, Alvin, Elsa and Flora; 6 granddaughters, Shelleen, Cindy, Adeline, Nicole, Ronna, Katie; a grandson, Myron; 4 great grandchildren, Alexander, Jason, Lillian and Matthew.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 7, 2016 at Humphrey Chapel. Jim Bob Humphrey will officiate. Full military honors will be provided by the Rogers-Rye Post #2283 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Memorial may be made to Rogers-Rey Post #2283 of the VFW, 4162 N Arkansas Ave, Russellville, AR 72801 or American Legion Riggs Hamilton, 215 North Denver, Russellville, AR 72801. Internet

Cemetery Details

Casa Cemetery
Main Street and 6th Street
Casa, AR,

Memorial Service

JAN 7. 10:00 AM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

contact@humphreyfuneral.com

http://www.humphreyfuneral.com

Military Honors

JAN 7. 10:45 AM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

contact@humphreyfuneral.com

http://www.humphreyfuneral.com

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