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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
William Collette

William Roger Collette Jr.

Thursday, April 25th, 1963 - Monday, September 9th, 2019
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William R. Collette, Jr., 55 of Chester passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 in his home. He worked at O.K. Foods in Fort Smith and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Dorothy (Huchowski) Collette.

Graveside service will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, September 12, 2019 at U.S. National Cemetery Pavilion in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife of 32, Patricia (Jones) Collette of the home; three sons, Jamie Mitchell, William Collette III and Samuel Collette and wife, Marah all of Chester; two sister, Sandra Carlson of Tampa, Florida, Tammy Burris of Dardanelle; eleven grandchildren.

The family will visit with relatives and friends Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Ocker Funeral Home 700 Jefferson Street Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be William Collette, Samuel Collette, Jessie Floyd, Zach Scroggin.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Ocker Funeral Home
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 10:00am
    U.S. National Cemetery Pavilion
    522 Garland Avenue
    FORT SMITH, AR 72901
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  • Interment

    U.S. National Cemetery
    5th and Garland Avenue
    FORT SMITH, AR 72901
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Lola Lope OShields

Posted at 10:00pm
The Mountain Family get togethers will never be the same , But i know you will be there in the hearts of
Everyone of us and your place will always be there ,What a great guy you was i never told you that
,Because of you and Pat my daughter has the Perfect Man for her ! My Thanks to you both,Till we all get to Heaven will see you there my Friend

Nancy Noel-Graves

Posted at 07:55pm
My thoughts and prayers are with Patricia Collette & Family...Tammy & Steve Burris & Family , Sandra Carlson...I'm so sorry for your loss...may God comfort you and give you strength during this sad and difficult time...
With love & prayers,
Nancy Noel- Graves (Tammys childhood friend from Millbury , MA)
Oxford MA

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