Leo Stepanian, 87, of Fort Smith died July 18, 2018, at a local nursing home. He was born Aug. 22, 1930, in Racine, Wis. He was an Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War, a firefighter for Reese Air Force Base in Lubbock, Texas, and was a member of First Assembly of God of Van Buren.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Ocker-Putman Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Smith with burial at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Moore’s Chapel Cemetery in Waveland.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth; two sons, Doug Stepanian of Washburn and Russell Stepanian of Greenwood; a sister, Margaret Stepanian of Providence, R.I.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Doug, Russell and Reid Stepanian, Rooney Hilburn, Damon Burns and Robert Comer.