Richard E. Harris, 77, of Cedarville died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Fort Smith. He was born Jan. 9, 1940, in Cedarville and was a union representative at U.S. Forgecraft.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Dunn; two daughters, Olivette Wagner of Oklahoma and Claressa Stewart of Cedarville; five sons, Spencer Harris and Lonnie Winchester, both of Texas, Fred Wald of Van Buren and Wendell and Richard Russell, both of Cedarville; a sister, Mary Wagner of Cedarville; a brother, Gerald Harris of Van Buren; 18 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Family-hosted memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Cedarville First Baptist Church with burial of ashes at Salem Cemetery. Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.