Calvin Richard Cassady, 81, of Van Buren died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Texarkana, Texas. He was born May 7, 1936, in Nashvillle, Ark., and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1958 and the University Of Arkansas School Of Medicine in 1962. He was a Navy medical officer in the Vietnam War and radiologist at Sparks Regional Medical Center and Holt-Krock Clinic in Fort Smith for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Arkansas Radiologic Society.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; a son, Michael Cassady of Van Buren; a daughter, Nancy Robbins of Texarkana, Texas; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial service was Dec. 12 at County Line Missionary Baptist Church in Nashville.

Memoorial contributions may be made to The Robert S. and Nancy J. Cassady Endowed Scholarship Fund at The University of Arkansas, 1002 W. Maple St., 1 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701.