Homer Eggleston, 88, of Van Buren passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at a local hospital. He was a retired security officer in Midland, Texas, U.S. Army veteran of World War II and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Tommie Marie Eggleston.

Graveside service was July 7 at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren with military honors under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived one sister-in-law, Mary Hattabaugh of Van Buren; two brothers-in-law, Junior Metcalf of Van Buren and Ray Parker and wife Diane of Fort Smith; his niece and nephew, Angie Bock and husband Vince of Van Buren; and other nieces and nephews.

Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.