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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
Douglas Yancey

Douglas Denver Yancey

Thursday, May 14th, 1942 - Saturday, January 19th, 2019
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Obituary

Douglas Denver Yancey, 76, of Alma passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 in his home. He was owner and operator of Custom Parts Rebuilders since 1982. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He served as an Alderman for the Kibler City Council for 35 years. He was a loving husband, daddy and Papa. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fort Smith. He was preceded in death by his parents Jack Denver and Aron (Howell) Yancey; one sister Verna Greenlee.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Gill Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren, Arkansas.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Peggy Yancey of the home; four daughters, Mary Presley and husband, Joe, Laura Rompf and husband, Fred, Sarah Seegers and husband, Jon all of Van Buren, Tammy Albertson of Fort Smith; a sister, Debra Cobbs of Glenpool, Oklahoma; brother, Jerry Yancey of Guthrie, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Townsend, Don Evans, Jake Mullins, Bill Vickery, Jerry Hudson, Roger Green and Troy Fonville.

The family will visit with relatives and friends Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Ocker Funeral Home, 700 Jefferson Street, Van Buren, Arkansas.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Ocker Funeral Home
    Address
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Ocker Memorial Chapel
    Address
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Howard Huddle
  • Interment

    Location
    Gill Cemetery
    Address
    Kibler Road
    Van Buren 72956

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Jason and Natasha Woodard and girls

Posted at 05:39pm
He was truly one of a kind. We are praying for you all. Heaven gained a great one. We love you all.
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