Vernon E. Altenburger

October 22, 1953 - June 3, 2022

Vernon “Butch” Altenburger, 69, of Parsons, passed away the evening of Friday, June 3, 2022, in Waldron, Arkansas.

Vernon Earl Altenburger was born on October 22, 1953, to Clarence Walton and Betty Ann (Wilson) Altenburger in New Orleans, Louisiana.  As a young boy, he moved with this family to Corona, California, where he grew up and attended school.  Following high school, Butch served in the United States Army.  In 2000, he moved to Parsons.  Butch later moved to Arkansas, where he worked for Cargill Beef.

He enjoyed waterskiing, camping, metal-detecting and motorcycles.

Survivors include:

One daughter – Christi Stringer and her husband, Bryan, of Parsons, Kansas

One step-son – Rusty Hester of Boonville, Arkansas

Three step-daughters – Kayla Tillery of Booneville, Arkansas

Rachel Scott of Ohio

Tasha Haugh of Boonville, Arkansas

Eight grandchildren

Seven great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert Altenburger.

No service has been planned.  Cremation is under the direction of the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home of Parsons.