Bobby Ray Melton, 45, of Rudy died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Van Buren. He was born Aug. 17, 1968, in Van Buren.

The body was cremated under the direction of Lewis Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Marie; two daughters, Samantha Melton of Alma and Morgan Melton of the home; one sister, Donna White of Fort Smith; and one grandchild.