Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Bill J. Catt

Mr. Billy Joe Catt, 73, died Monday, November 11, 2013, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 13th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Dowd officiating. Interment will be in Center Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Catt was born March 22, 1940, in Kieser, AR. He was an underwriter for Shelter Insurance, and an Army Veteran, having served during Vietnam.

Mr. Catt was preceded in death by his parents, Nancy McCleer and Ezra Catt; brothers, William E. Catt, Charles “Sonny” Catt, and Kenneth E. Catt; and one sister, Frances Smith.

He is survived by his wife Roswitha Latendin Catt of Louisville; two sons, Billy (Julie) Catt and David Catt, both of Louisville; one grandson, Austin Catt of Montgomery, AL; one brother, Freddy (Bobbie Ann) Catt of West Memphis, AR; and four sisters, Jewel Jackson of Payneway, AR, Sue (Stan) Bouchard of White Lake, MI; Deanie Jackson of Edmond, OK; and Bessie (Raymond) Vines of West Memphis, AR.

Pallbearers will be Trevor Stokes, Stanley Shaw, Raymond Dempsey, Kevin Stanley, David Gookin, and Edward Mayo. Honorary Pallbearers are Doug Catt, Freddy Catt, Jackie Jackson, Kevin Catt, and John Vines.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.
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