(Ret. Army Lt. Col.) William Edward Berg Jr., 85, of Stuttgart
passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Cavalier Health Care in
Mr. Berg was born
January 25, 1932, in Stuttgart to William Edward Berg Sr. and
Mildred Zimmerman Berg. A graduate of Stuttgart High School, he
received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Park College and a
Masterís degree from West Texas State University. A veteran of
the Vietnam War, he retired in 1974 from the U.S. Army after 22
years. He was a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus, a
District Deputy of 4th Degree American Legion and
member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, David
Berg and Mark Berg; brothers, Carl Luebker and Bob Berg; and
sisters, Theresa Shultz, Margaret Ann Pitts and Rita Roller.
Survivors are his wife of 56 years, Elaine Chastain Berg; son,
Army Lt. Col. Paul Berg and wife Tanya of Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.;
three brothers, Herman Luebker of Russellville, Thomas Luebker
of Wisconsin and Joe Luebker of Pine Bluff; four sisters, Mary
Grace Shelton of Jacksonville, Mitzi Kelly of Russellville,
Christine Yurkovich of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Rozan McKinney of
Searcy; and four grandchildren, William Berg, Joshua Berg, Logan
Berg and Kaela Berg.
Funeral Mass, officiated by Father Clayton Gould, is 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with burial following in
Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Visitation is 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Monday with Rosary following at
7:00 p.m. at Turpin Funeral Home.
His family requests memorials to Holy Rosary Catholic Church.