Ralph C. Irwin, 76, of Van Buren died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at his home. He was an artist and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Memorial service was Aug. 16 at Hope Fellowship in Fort Smith. A family-led burial service was Aug. 17 at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith. Cremation was under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home in Greenwood.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; a daughter, Rebecca Irene Irwin-Perkins of Florida; a brother, Charles Irwin of Quartz Hill, Calif.; a sister, Mary Barthel of Muskogee; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.