Billie Jack (B.J.) Forbus, 70, of Van Buren passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at his home. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, a 32nd degree Mason and a lifetime member and past master of Uniontown Lodge No. 395.

Arrangement and cremation are under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren. No formal service will be held at this time.

He is survived by his wife, Marcia Forbus of the home; daughter, Jacquelyn Higgins of Bakersfield, Calif; two sons, Clayton Forbus and Ron Perkinson and wife Tracie, all of Van Buren; six grandchildren and his beloved friends and caregivers.

"No worries B.J."

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