Arthur L. “Butch” Hack, 81 of Pontiac, formerly of Cullom, passed away at 3:12 PM, Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at his residence. His Funeral will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday April 27, 2013 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Cullom, with Rev. Trudy Foote officiating. There will a visitation on Saturday from 10:00 am until time of services at the church. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery, Cullom, with full military rites by Skinner- Trost American Legion Post 122. Memorials in his name may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Cullom is handling the arrangements. Butch was born, the youngest of five, on a farm near Cullom,IL., on July 29, 1931 to William E. and Grace (Warthen) Hack. He Married Mary L. Flessner on June 8, 1952 in Cullom, Illinois. He is survived by his wife Mary of Pontiac, one son Larry (Kim) Hack of Cullom two grandchildren: Nathan Hack and Nina (Jason O’Brien) Hack and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents, four brothers: Verle, William F., Marvin “Toad”, Laurence “Dud”. Butch graduated from Cullom High School in 1949, then attended Gallaghers Business School. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, lifelong member of Skinner- Trost American Legion Post 122 where is served as past commander, Adjutant and Service Officer. He was Past Commander of Livingston County Legion and a lifetime member of the Pontiac VFW Post # 886 and member of Pontiac Elks Lodge. Butch served as a board member of the Vermilion Valley River Drainage Commission and Mona Township Drainage Commission. Butch was a member and past board member of Ford County Farm Bureau. He was named a Progressive Farmer in 1966. He loved His family and friends. He loved farming and the land that he farmed. Butch enjoyed gardening, golf, entertaining friends and was an avid cook. For the last 22 years Butch and Mary spent the winters in Arizona, where they made many friends.