Leon Butler, age 81, of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

Leon Butler, age 81, of Pine Bluff, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

Born December 11, 1930 in Lincoln County, he was a son of the late John J. and Thelma Vivian Tucker Butler. He moved to California in 1950 and worked as a mechanic in the airlines industry. He returned to Arkansas in 1990. Mr. Butler was a member of Forrest Park Assembly of God Church, and was predeceased by five sisters.

Survivors include children, Jeff, Christy, and Sheila; a brother, James Duel Butler; a number of nieces and nephews; and his special friends and caregivers, Jimmy and Jerri Davis.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, at Fuller Hale-South Chapel with visitation at 10:00 a.m.

Online condolences: FullerFunerals.com