John Wayne Catlett, 77, of Booneville, Arkansas was born Sept. 16, 1940 in Booneville to Robert and Nora Catlett. He passed away Sept. 28, 2017 in Fort Smith.

John was retired from the oilfield. He loved to fish and spend time with his family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Jo Esta Catlett.

Graveside memorial services will be 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 at French Prairie Cemetery in Ione, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.

He is survived by two sons, Wayne Catlett and wife Melanie of Booneville and Chuck Catlett and wife Karen of Muldrow, Okla.; three brothers, Jimmy Catlett of Greenwood, Jerry Catlett of Fayettville and James Catlett of Booneville; five grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.