Raymond Meriel Pickle, 88, of Van Buren died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at a local hospital. He was a farmer and worked for Oxidental Petroleum.

He is survived by his wife, Lucy; a son, Robert Pickle of Dayton, Texas; a daughter, Deborah Humphries of Houston; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.