Obituary - Sept. 14, 2016

Bill Moore, 75, of Van Buren passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at his home. He was retired maintenance man for the Fort Smith Housing Authority and a Vietnam veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Van Buren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Beulah (Gibson) Moore.

Memorial service was Sept. 12 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial of cremains at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith with military honors under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel (Pitchford) Moore of the home; one son, Keith Moore of Van Buren; two sisters, Betty Jo Harper of Arkoma and Mary Floyd of Fort Smith; three brothers, Butch and Carl Moore, both of Van Buren, and Lester Moore of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; six grandchildren, Cristy, Cindy, Cassie, Austin, Zane and Lanie; and one great-grandchild, Adley.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church in Van Buren.

Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.