Jerry W. Boitel, Sr., 66, of Magazine, Arkansas passed away October 7, 2019 in Fort Smith.
He was born July 16, 1953 in Spiro, Oklahoma to his parents, Jasper and Irene (Gragg) Boitel. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Jerry loved chickens, especially Polish chickens. One of his great pleasures was researching family history.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Jasper and Irene Boitel; two brothers, Carrol and Ronald Boitel; four sisters, Carolyn King, Catherine Horne, Patricia McCabe and Emma Pence; one great-grandson, Angel Lee Davis.
Survivors include one son, Jerry Boitel, Jr. and wife Laura of Magazine, one daughter, Carla Boitel of Booneville; seven grandchildren, Tasha Patricio, John Davis, Carrol Davis, Jack Pack, Ashtyn Vanderhaak, Shelby Vanderhaak and Kaison Boitel; one sister, Kaye Boitel of Van Buren; one brother, Clenith Boitel, Sr. of Prairie Grove, Ark.; and his companion, David Littleton of Magazine; numerous family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service.