Obituary - Sept. 7, 2016

John Ray Taylor Jr., 48, of Van Buren died Aug. 27, 2016, in Van Buren. He was born July 27, 1968, in Tulsa and attended St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Van Buren.

A family-held memorial service was held. Cremation was under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Rubi; two stepdaughters, Alex Dominguez of Van Buren and Paola Bullington of Greenwood; two brothers, Cecil Taylor of Fayetteville and Robert Taylor of Oklahoma City; and 10 step-grandchildren.