Larry Dewayne Deason Sr., 72, of Fort Smith died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at home. He was born Nov. 12, 1945. He retired from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department and was a Navy veteran.

A memorial service with military honors provided by the Navy Honor Guard and the River Valley Detachment of the Marine Corps was Feb. 13 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris with private burial at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.

He is survived by two daughters, Dawn Galeana and Rexann Napoleon, both of Aberdeen, Wash.; two sons, Larry Deason Jr. of Paris and David Deason of Aberdeen; a brother, David Deason of Fort Smith; mother, Wanda Stroud of Fort Smith; and nine grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Crawford County Mounted Patrol, 4235 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR 72956.