William Dean Alburtis
William Dean Alburtis, age 62, of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, passed away Monday, April 13, 2020. He entered this life April 16, 1957, in Bloomington, Illinois, the son of Clarence and Gladys (Freddie) Alburtis. His father and a son, Ashley Josh Alburtis, have preceded him in death. He was joined in marriage May 13, 2017, to Debbi K. Laymon Carothers. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.
During his working years, William was a grain merchant in the agriculture industry. As a collector, he had an eye for finding treasures. In the quiet mountains of Arkansas, William and Debbie immersed themselves in the remote lifestyle. He loved his family and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
William is survived by his wife, Debbi K. Laymon Alburtis of the home; mother, Gladys Alburtis of Decatur, Illinois; two sons: Carl Alburtis of Arizona and Sam Alburtis of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; daughter, Drew Miles of Portland, Oregon; and brother, Freddie Alburtis of Illinois.
No formal services are currently planned. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.