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William "Bill" Alexander Boetcker Jr.

January 26, 1938 January 15, 2018
William "Bill" Alexander Boetcker Jr.
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Obituary for William "Bill" Alexander Boetcker Jr.

William “Bill” Alexander Boetcker Jr., 79, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, passed away January 15, 2018. He was born January 26, 1938, in New York City, New York, to William Alexander and Winifred (Nagel) Boetcker.

Bill was the first President of the Hot Springs Village Chamber of Commerce. He was the song leader for the Hot Springs Village Rotary Club and served as their photographer, as well as the photographer for the Documentary Film Festival. Bill proudly volunteered in the construction of the Veterans Memorial in Hot Springs Village. His passion was music which led him to be extremely involved in the Hot Springs Music Festival and sing with the chorus in “The Messiah” every Christmas, which was performed at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Fran Betts; sons, William Boetcker III (Jacquelyn) of Indiana, Christopher Boetcker, Robert Boetcker both of Florida; stepson, David Betts (Lesli); stepdaughter, Kristen Marcera (C.J.); sisters, Fran Kanz (Doug), Ruth Krayer (Peter); grandchildren, Billie Marie Hartman (Jake), Sarah Beth Martinez (Hector), Hannah Ruth Gilliland (Austin), Zebediah William Boetcker, Chelsea Boetcker, Kyle Boetcker, Eric “Casey” Boetcker, Amanda Baysinger (James), Derek Krouse, Danielle Krouse, Nathan Betts; great-grandchildren, Kimberlea Baysinger, Lillian Harman, Kyana Martinez, Asher Gilliland, Ace Krouse, Addison Baysinger, Lennox Martinez, Fitzgerald Gilliland, Benjamin Morrow, Nathan and Caleb Betts.

A celebration of Bill’s life will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sieg Johnson officiating.

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2:00 PM 1/22/2018 2:00:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Caruth-Hale Funeral Home
155 Section Line Road Hot Springs 71913 AR
United States

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