Albert Lloyd DeMarco Jr., 91 of Ozark, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in Fayettville. He was born June 10, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio to Albert DeMarco Sr. and Beatrice Rofe DeMarco.
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Marie Ann Rapose DeMarco; father Albert DeMarco Sr. and stepmother, Nora Ann DeMarco; Sam Uovino, Laura Uovino, Louise Uovino, Samuel Uovino Jr., Violet Uovino, Helen Uovino, Gloria Uovino; granddaughter, Jocelyn Locke; Son-in-law, Jon Locke.
He is survived by his wife, Doris M. DeMarco; children, Anthony DeMarco & Marilyn; Tom DeMarco & Erin; Debbie Locke & the late Jon Locke; Pat Thomas & Steve, Stephen W. Burton, Ronald G. Burton & Irma; grandchildren, Michelle Livington, Mariah Lopez, Mary Guerra, Anthony DeMarco, Kristina Lovin, Tom DeMarco Jr. , Amanda Locke, Stephanie Locke, Steven C. Thomas, Heather N. Martin, Dynel Stephens, Stephan Burton, Desiree Thompson, Chris Burton, Jennifer Burton, David Burton, Caylin Burton; and 28 great-grandchildren and numerous other family and friends.
Albert served proudly in the U.S. Army. He received a Purple Heart and Korean War metal for his service. Albert loved working as a mechanic from his youth and continued to work in the automobile industry until his retirement, becoming service manager at the dealership he worked at for many years. While there, Albert received many awards and received many letters of commendation from appreciative customers, as he always went over and above to provide excellent and fair service to his customers. He was an accomplished private pilot, and owned numerous airplanes over the years. In his spare time he enjoyed salvaging and restoring planes. Flying was definitely his passion and he shared that with many and used his plane to bring others joy. Albert was blessed to have two loving and supportive wives in his lifetime. He was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it. He gave generously and loved wholeheartedly.
Graveside service will be 10am, Friday, July 25, 2020 at Fort Smith National Cemetery in Fort Smith, Arkansas under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral.
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