Robert Chase, 61, of Van Buren died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Fort Smith. He was born Oct. 20, 1956, in Lynwood, Calif. He was a Marine veteran, worked as a maintenance supervisor for Gerdau in Fort Smith and was a member of Refuge Ministries in Van Buren and the Fort Smith HOG group.

He is survived by two daughters, Shannon Charlton and Summer Plymale, both of Van Buren; five siblings, Niki, Rodger, Debbie, Mike and Robbie; and his fiancee, Leah Davenport; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life was Aug. 30 at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with burial with full military honors at the U.S. National Cemetery.