Robert Simmons, 75, of Van Buren died Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at a local nursing home. He was a welder for Norman Welding Co. and a member of Second Baptist Church in Van Buren.

Cremation was under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. No service is scheduled.

He is survived by two daughters, Teresa Yarbrough and Paula Tuck, both of Van Buren; two sons, Shannon Simmons of Van Buren and Shawn Adams of Fort Smith; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.