Tommy Ray Wagner, 59, of Van Buren, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017. He was born July 6, 1957, in Florence, Ala., graduated from high school in D’Iberville, Miss., and was a veteran of the Army, 82nd Airborne Division. He worked in casino security at Choctaw Casino and was a member of Northside United Pentecostal Church.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Katt; daughter, Aliya; mother, Betty Wagner of Fort Smith; two sisters, Janice Brooks of Waynesville, Mo., and Rhonda Jones of Greenwood; and a brother, Dana Wagner of Fort Smith.

Funeral was April 17 at Northside United Pentecostal Church. Burial with honors was at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.