Gerald Burkett, 68, of Van Buren died Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at a local nursing home. He was a dozer operator for Burkett Dozer Service in Van Buren.

He is survived by two sons, Charlie and Caleb Burkett, both of Hot Springs; a sister, Glenda Martin of Van Buren; and a brother, Eugene Burkett of Alma.

Cremation is under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. No service is scheduled.