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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Melvin Robertson
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Obituary for Melvin Robertson

Melvin  Robertson
Melvin R. Robertson, 87 of Van Buren passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in a local hospital. He was a custodian at Ventures Department Store in Fort Smith. He was a veteran United States Marine of the Korean War where he received the Purple Heart. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Clara Robertson, two brothers and five sisters.

Funeral service will be Noon (12:00 P.M.) Monday, May 21, 2018 at U.S. National Cemetery Pavilion with military honors in Fort Smith, Arkansas under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years Beverly Jodie Robertson of the home; one daughter Lou Jones of Houston; one son Joseph Robertson of Burleson, Texas; two sisters Wilma Stafford and Lillie Richeson both of Fort Smith; two grandchildren; adopted grandson Derring Williams; five great-grandchildren.

The family will visit with relatives and friends Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 2-4 PM at Ocker Funeral Home 700 Jefferson Street Van Buren.

Pallbearers will be John Baxter, Eugene Ree, Roger Cates, and Bubba Cross.

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