Elmo Wagner Sossamon, 91, of Van Buren died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at a local hospital. He was retired from Rheem Manufacturing in Fort Smith, Navy veteran of World War II and member of Mulberry First Baptist Church.
He is survived by three sons, Matthew and Luke Sossamon, both of Fort Smith, and Mark Sossamon of Van Buren; two daughters, Carol McGinty and Sarah Walters, both of Van Buren; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith with military honors.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.