Gary Don Rainwater, 74, of Van Buren died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. He was born March 19, 1943, in Fort Smith. He was a former employee of Walmart and attended First Baptist Church in Fort Smith.

He is survived by a sister, Karen Turman of Van Buren.

Memorial service was Nov. 24 at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel of Fort Smith. Burial of cremains will be at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith at a later date.

To place an online tribute, go to www.lewisfuneralchapel.net.