Robert "Butch" Willey Jr., 58, of Van Buren died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a retired avionics electrician for the Air Force and an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.

Cremation was under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife, Lita; two daughters, Georgia and Jennifer Walters, both of Lynchburg, Va.; a son, Andrew Dunn of Lakewood, Wash.; a sister, Heidi Willey of Alma; a brother, David Willey of California; and four grandchildren.