John Louis Hotz, JR passed away October 18, 2018

John Louis Hotz, JR. passed away October 18, 2018 at Baptist Hospital Medical Center in Heber Springs, Arkansas after a three year battle of CML Cancer. He was born July 21, 1939 in Delphos, Ohio.

John was preceded in death by his father, John Louis Hotz SR., his mother Margie Eickholt Hotz, and a brother Don Hotz.

He is survived by his wife Patsy (Pat) Rainer Hotz, his daughter Dove Hotz of Oregon, and his son Benjamin Hotz of California. A brother, Wayne (Bonnie) Hotz of Missouri, his step daughters: Stacy (Don) Opitz of Hot Springs and Sharon (Andy) Messer of Conway. Step granddaughters: Janelle (Ryan) Rogers of Maumelle, Lauren (Kyle) Taylor of Ward, step grandsons: Zachary Opitz of Benton, Austin (Olivia) Messer of Huntsville, Alabama and step great grandson Mason Taylor of Ward.

John worked as a surveyor in California, Oklahoma, Washington, D.C. and Texas.

At his request he will be cremated. A family memorial service will be held at his home in Heber Springs.