Brian Heath Syrock, 43, of Van Buren died Thursday, June 12, 2014, in Van Buren. He was born Feb. 11, 1971, in Tahlequah, Okla. He was a painter and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his father and stepmother, Ronald and Jean Syrock of Van Buren; mother and stepfather, Callie and Virgil Taylor of Greenwood; a brother, Ronald Syrock of Van Buren; and a sister, Chris Ann Neu of Fort Smith.

Family-held memorial service was June 16 at Living Word Church in Van Buren. Cremation was under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.