Gary Thomas Dacus, 66, of Van Buren died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at a local hospital. He was a cross-country truck driver for Melton Trucking Co. and a former Navy Seal.

He is survived by his wife, Melanie; a daughter, Catherine Wood of Peoria, Ill.; and two grandchildren.

Cremation was under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. No service is scheduled.