John Burton Soell


Obituary Notice

John Burton Soell, age 61, of Little Rock, died Friday, August 22, 2003. He was from Darien, Connecticut, where he graduated form high school before joining the Air Force where he served for 4 years and participated in the invasion of the Bay of Pigs. He had a multitude of skills and talents from the airline industry, to trucking to restaurant management to laying pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico. John was an active member of St. James United Methodist Church where his love was the Agape Sunday School Class. His church mission for years was calling on the homebound, or in receiving home and hospital visitations, doing it 7 days a week.

John is survived by his sister Barb Soell of Little Rock and his loving cat Precious. 

There will be a memorial service Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at St. James United Methodist Church officiated by Reverend Robin Moore.

 Arrangements are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to St. James United Methodist Church of a favorite charity.

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  • Barb, I am so sorry for your lost. I have tried to catch up with you when I have been in LR but I could not find you. I will keep trying. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers espeically now, but you have never been out of them.
    Gina J Newman Jones Herget
    ASU Heber Springs
    Heber Springs, Arkansas