Edward Joseph Caputo, 71, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 31, 2008, at his residence. He was the son of the late Edward Caputo and the late Venita (Hollahan) Caputo.
Joe was a farmer and truck driver. He was a veteran of the Korean War in the Army. When he retired to Cherokee Village he served as Lake Patrol on Lake Thunderbird.
He is survived by: his wife, Priscilla (Polansky) Caputo; daughter, Michaleen Hundman of Bloomington, Ill.; son, Robb Caputo of Streator, Ill., Tony Caputo of Peru, Ill.; brother, John Caputo of Forrest City, Iowa; and nine grandchildren.
Rosary and Mass was held Sept. 5 at the St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cherokee Village. Arrangements were under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland. An online registry is available at www.heathfuneralhome.net.