Edwin Leon Hart, Sr. 81 of Van Buren passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 in his home. He was retired Tech Sergeant from the U.S. Air Force. He was a member Masonic Lodge #171 and a member at the Van Buren First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.A. and Rosie (Lyons) Hart; four sisters, Mary, Katherine, Be and Nadine; one brother, Calvin.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren; the family will visit with relatives and friends one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia (Barrentine) Hart of the home; two daughters, Paula Crouch and husband, Jerry and Carla Williams and husband, Gary Dale of all of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; one son, Edwin Hart Jr and wife, Lillian of Cabot, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Stacy, Douglas, Amy, Kala and Ansley.