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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
Howard Sperry

Howard Irvin Sperry

Sunday, July 4th, 1937 - Thursday, March 18th, 2021
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Obituary

Howard Irvin Sperry, 83 of Cedarville passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021 in his home. He was a commercial pilot and enjoyed restoring Ford Mustangs. He was also a United States Vietnam Army Veteran. He was preceded in death by his parents Howard M. and Virginia (Trim) Sperry; two sisters Shirley Sperry and Carrol Kindler; two brothers Norman and Jerry Sperry.

He is survived by his wife Karolyn of the home; one daughter Michelle Davis of Aurora, Colorado; two sisters Beverly Knox of Tonopah, Arizona and Jeannie Sperry of Texas; four grandchildren Ashley, Hailey, Trey and William.

Funeral service will be 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Ocker Memorial Chapel with military honors at Fort Smith National Cemetery under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home.

Honorary pallbearer will be Clint and Travis Mullis.

Family will visit with relatives and friends Tuesday, March 23, 2021 from 4-6 PM at Ocker Funeral Home, 700 Jefferson Street Van Buren.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Ocker Funeral Home
    Address
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
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  • Service

    Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 | 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 10:30am
    Location
    Ocker Memorial Chapel
    Address
    700 Jefferson Street
    VAN BUREN, AR 72956
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Travis Mullis
  • Interment

    Location
    U.S. National Cemetery
    Address
    6th and Garland
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
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Elaine Brecher

Posted at 11:51am
My sincere condolences! Mr. Sperry was such a sweet man. I had the privilege of being his social worker and never saw him on treatment without a big smile and cheerful manner. He will be missed.
Elaine Brecher
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