Howard Dewayne McCann, 57, of Van Buren, formerly of Monroe, La., died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at a local hospital. He was a former oilfield worker.

Cremation will be under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. A family-held memorial service will be held at a later date.

He is survived by his wife, Angela; a daughter, Kristie McCann of Fort Smith; three sons, James McCann and Calen Darden, both of Van Buren, and Joseph McCann of Amarillo, Texas; three sisters, Rita McLeod of Epps, La., Melba Vernon of Oak Grove, La., and Linda Harper of Cecile Island, La.; and four grandchildren.