Thomas Mixayphone, 64, of Van Buren died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Fort Smith. He was born March 5, 1950, member of Grand Avenue Baptist Church in Fort Smith and former employee of Tyson Foods.
He is survived by Rika Sompong Mixayphone of Van Buren; two daughters, Christina Joy Sanchez and Anessa Sommavanh Gonzalez, both of Van Buren; a son, Andrew Anousack Mixayphone of Grand Prairie, Texas; a brother, Soney Aloon of Charleston; four sisters, Sika Rattasinh of Riverside, Calif., Aloun Keobounhom of Fayetteville and Sompha Chaleunsack and Bounleum Chounelamany, both of Van Buren; and four grandsons.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith with burial at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Gerardo Gonzalez, Alex Mixayphone, Settha Sophabmixay, Toy Sysoukrath, Souk Chaleunsack and Alexan Keobounhom.