Kaleb Pearson, 17, of Van Buren passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at his home. He was born Aug. 14, 1998, in Fort Smith. He was a student at Van Buren High School, was a member of the ROTC and attended the Family Worship Center. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Tommy Davis.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Karen and Jimmie Pate of Van Buren; his father and stepmother, David and Rose Pearson of Seattle, Wash.; four brothers, Tyler and Ryan Pearson of the home, Austin Pate of Fort Smith and Griffin Duffy of Seattle; maternal grandmother, Dean Davis of Fort Smith; and paternal grandparents, Sharon Taylor and husband Franklin of Fort Smith and Jimmy and Linda Pate of Fort Smith.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Family Worship Center in Van Buren with a private burial at Macedonia Cemetery in Uniontown, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be Adam P., Aaron P., John M., Zach P., Josh W., and Carmelo Santana.

To place an online tribute, please go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.