Arliss Dewayne "Butch" Collett, 70, a resident of Checotah, died Nov. 12, 2023, in Tulsa. He was born Feb. 25, 1953, in Henryetta to Frances Charlene (Smith) and Arliss Collett.
Butch was preceded in death by his wife Karrie, grandson, James Collett, and parents, Frances and Arliss Collett.
He was educated at Henryetta Public Schools. After high school, Butch joined the family sawmill business, Freedom Enterprises in Henryetta, where he would also learn the craft of carpentry, starting a lifelong work ethic. Butch would also meet his wife, Margaret Mary (Kern). Butch worked in the offshore oil industry for several years.
He is survived by his children, son, Paul Collett and wife, Tonya, of Checotah, and daughters, Chasity Collett of Anderson, Indiana, and Nikita Miller of Weleetka; nine grandchildren: Timber, Ashley, and Luke Collett, Colt Collett, Dorian Fritz, and Zac Church, Payden, Emerie, and Ryett;great-grandchildren: Ty, Lane, Coy, Cali, Stryker, and Halo; siblings: Arla Collett, Julie Collett, Shan Collett, Mellissa Overfield, Mariea Wilhite, and Dava Beebe, and a host of other relatives and dear friends.
Viewing and Visitation is scheduled from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023 at Integrity Funeral Service.
Memorial Service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 2023 at Integrity Chapel.
Arrangements and Services entrusted to Integrity Funeral Service.