Richard Brian Jennen, 45, of Van Buren passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. He was born March 12, 1972, in Fort Smith.

Richard was an avid outdoorsman with his love for piloting, skydiving and rock climbing. He enjoyed running marathons with his children and most of all, loved watching Halie and Jake play sports. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Wade of Dardanelle; and grandmother, Dimple Jennen Gadd of Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife, Dava Jennen; a daughter, Halie Jennen; and a son, Jacob Jennen, all of the home; his mother, Linda Jennen; father, Charles Jennen; and a sister, Cheryl Johns, all of Van Buren; and a brother, David Jennen of Lithia, Fla.

Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel in Van Buren. He was cremated under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home.

The family will visit with friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren.

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