Mack Rhoades, 81, of Van Buren diedSunday, May 10, 2015. He was born April 16, 1934, in Fort Smith, retired truck driver for the Teamsters Local 208 and a Christian.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a daughter, Rachael Varnell of Owasso, Okla.; four sons, Mack Rhoades Jr. of Virginia, Dana Rhoades of Washington, Drex Rhoades of Idaho and Aaron Rhoades of Van Buren; a sister, Lavone Baehler of Nevada; and 11 grandchildren.

Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren. A memorial service will be at a later date.