Mr. Futrell died at 4:40 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1,2012, at his home.
He was born on Dec. 3, 1945, in Model, Tenn., to the late Walter Almo (Dick) Futrell and Ruby (Henson) Futrell.
Mr. Futrell was a retired Lt. Colonel of the United States Army and was a farmer. He graduated from UT Martin and Murray State University and held a masters degree.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Grace Howard.
He is survived by two brothers, Bill Futrell of Fairdealing and Dempsey Futrell of Symsonia; three sons, Jon T. Futrell (and wife Kari) of Murray, Darby Futrell (and wife Heather) of Benton and Nathan Futrell (and wife Melissa) of North Carolina; six grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.