Mark Poole, 83, of Van Buren died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at his home. He was a retired rural mail carrier for the U.S. Post Office, Air Force veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars and member of the Van Buren Masonic Lodge No. 6.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; a daughter, Linda Modlin of Alma; a son, John Poole of Van Buren; a sister, Helen Rhode of Decatur, Ill.; a brother, Joe Poole of Figure Five; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial of cremains at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith at a later date.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.