Dwight L. Morland, 85, of Fort Smith passed away Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, at a local hospital. He was the owner of Southwestern Glass Co. and former manager of Thomas Industries. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Bessie Morland; son-in-law, Brad McKown; and three brothers, Freeman, Carney and Huey Morland.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia of the home; two daughters, Terry Schoeppe and her husband Harl and Karen McKown, both of Fort Smith; one son, Charles Morland and wife Susan of Barling; two sisters, June Lott and Sarah Ruiz, and one brother, James Morland, all of Van Buren; special friend, Joseph Guo of China; six grandchildren, Chris Morland and his wife Krista of Fort Smith, Casey McKinley and husband Robin of Fort Smith, Daniel Morland and wife Cara of Bentonville, Taylor Schoeppe of Fort Smith, Matthew McKown and his wife Rachel of Little Rock and Austin McKown and his wife Tamara of Fort Smith; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church in Fort Smith with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Chris Morland, Casey McKinley, Daniel Morland, Taylor Schoeppe, Matthew McKown and Austin McKown.
Family will visit with relatives and friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren, 700 Jefferson St.
Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.