Walter George Kersen, 92, of Clarksville died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Fort Smith. He was born Aug. 4, 1925, in Marshall, Okla., and served in the Merchant Marines and Air and Army National Guard. He was a policeman, plumber and truck driver.

He is survived by two daughters, Marilyn Harris of Clarksville and Karen McCann of Littleton, Colo.; a son, Michael Kersen of Ozone; five grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Indian School, P.O. Box 326, Chamberlain, SD 57326, or Acres for Wildlife c/o Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, 2 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.