Jesse Sangster Sr., 71, of Van Buren died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Fort Smith. He was born Feb, 6, 1947, in Crawford County. He was a retired railroad engineer with Union-Pacific, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Alma Masonic Lodge No. 735.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife, Patty; a daughter, Christy Bell of Fort Smith; two sons, Jesse Sangster Jr. of Fayetteville and Michael Cumpton of Fort Smith; a sister, Lottie Porter of Dyer; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Chris Belt, John Harriman, Donny Kilgore and Scott, Justin and Robert Sangster.

Honorary pallbearers are the members of Regulators Motorcycle Club.