William Jennings Bryan Meachum Jr., 71, of Van Buren died Monday, March 17, 2014, at his home. He was a retired truck driver and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Memorial service with military honors will be 11 a.m. Friday at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by a daughter, Sandra Gladwell of Ozone; a son, Bryan Allie of North Dakota; and four grandchildren.