Frank Staten Jr., 69, of Alma passed away Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in Van Buren. He was born Aug. 17, 1948, in Williamson, W.V., to the late Frank and Malinda Staten Sr. He worked in the refinery business and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Staten; and his companion, Margaret Holliday Baker.

He is survived by a daughter, Kathy Kernan of Vallejo, Calif; a son, Thomas “Randy” Staten of Antioch, Calif.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Bolton Cemetery in the Dean Springs Community under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

The family will visit with friends at 4 p.m Friday, Jan. 12, at the OG Jamboree in Alma.

To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.