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1945 Joseph 2021

Joseph G. Pilot Jr.

April 23, 1945 — August 4, 2021

Joseph G. Pilot Jr., 76 of Charlotte passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021.  He was born April 23, 1945 in Newark, New Jersey to Joseph G. Pilot Sr. and Ruth Agnes Yarulli Pilot.  He was a graduate of Arkansas College (now Lyon College) and held a Masters Degree in Microbiology.  He was a retired supervisor of medical technology for ARCare in Augusta, was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran and was of the Catholic faith. He loved deer hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two wives, Janice Kay (Sartin) Pilot and Betty Lou Gillmore Pilot and his faithful friend, Yogi.

Survivors include daughters, Heather Butler (Eric) of Locust Grove and Holly Green (Wayne) of Batesville; stepson, Dwight Ford of Charlotte; stepdaughter, Laura Beth Ford Sandy (Steve) of Batesville; brother, Stephen Pilot (Virginia Dalton) of Bethesda; sister, Joann Hansen of Edison, New Jersey;   grandchildren, Hannah Carr (Hunter), Houston Butler, Mica Green and Karis Ford; great granddaughter, Hallie Carr ; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held Monday August 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel with Bro. Curt Howard officiating. 

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until service time.

Honorary pallbearers are Eric Butler, Wayne Green, Houston Butler, Dwight Ford, Stephen Pilot, Steve Sandy and Hunter Carr.

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Visitation

Monday, August 9, 2021

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Qualls-Batesville Funeral Service

546 Harrison Street, Batesville, AR 72501

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Memorial Service

Monday, August 9, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Qualls-Batesville Funeral Service

546 Harrison Street, Batesville, AR 72501

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