HALL SUMMIT — Homecoming services for Otis Rector, Jr., 82, of Hall Summit, LA will be held at 10 A.M. Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Nathan Davis officiating. Military graveside rites will follow in Springville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M. Friday, September 27, 2013 at the funeral home.
Otis Rector, Jr. went home to be with his loving Heavenly Father, Tuesday, September 24, 2013. He was the son of Otis Rector, Sr. and Bertha Sprouse Rector of Union, SC. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and excelled in farming. He served his country well, having served in the Air Force for 27 years as Chief Master Sergeant where he received numerous awards and accomplishments. After retiring from the Air Force he worked as a mail carrier with the United States Postal Service for 12 years.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 59 years, Barbara Jean Kellogg Rector of Hall Summit, LA. He was the proud father of four children, Judy Rector Carter of Bossier City, LA, Donald “Big Don” Rector and Faye of Bossier City, LA, Cathy Rector Stanford and Eddie of Bossier City, LA, and Charles Rector and Deb of Hall Summit, LA. He was the proud grandfather of Dr. Justin Stanford and Dylan Rector. Also surviving him are four brothers, Bobby Rector and wife, Peggy of Summerville, SC, Edward Rector and wife, Delaine of Kenansville, NC, Jack Rector and wife, Carol and Jim Rector and wife, Susan both of Union, SC.
Pallbearers will be Clay Kellogg, Leon Kellogg, Andy Kellogg, Bob Stanford, Kevin Antley, and Jimmy Authier. Honorary pallbearer is Billy Joe Gay.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or LSU Feist-Weiller Cancer Center. The family wishes to express a special thanks to St. Joseph Hospice.