Bruce Evan Whisenhunt, 49, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Van Buren. He was born July 13, 1968, in Fort Smith. He was a heavy equipment operator for Hudson Excavation.

Memorial service was Jan. 11 at Sequoyah Memorial Chapel at Forever Memories Funeral Services in Sallisaw.

He is survived by four daughters, Shawnta Edwards of Muldrow, Randi Whisenhunt of Dallas, Mary-Beth Stone of Alma and Brandice Moor of Houston; two sisters, Anita Whisenhunt Harden of Muskogee and Stephanie Thompson of Springfield, Vt.; a brother, Brian Whisenhunt of Wister; and five grandchildren.