Archive - Obituary
Robert "Bob" Burrell Bennett, 79, of Benton, passed away peacefully on Dec. 2, 2014. Bob was born Dec. 24, 1934, in Van Buren.
Bobâ€™s first job was a paper route in Fort Smith at the age of 9 and he was a hard worker his entire life. He graduated from Fort Smith High School before attending University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, which he loyally supported through the years because of his deep appreciation for that organization.
Walter Wesley Laster, age 72, passed away Dec. 4, 2014, at his home. He was born at his family home in Benton on Feb. 22, 1942, to Thomas and Vera Laster.
Walter was a graduate of Bauxite High School and Henderson State Teachers College (now Henderson State University). He went through Officer Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida, and served aboard the U.S.S. Kittiwake, ASR-13.
After his Naval service, he was accepted into management training for Missouri Pacific and retired from Union Pacific in Omaha, Nebraska, after 30 years of service.
James â€śMikeâ€ť Seymore
Mr. James â€śMikeâ€ť Seymore went to be with his Lord with his family by his side on December 1, 2014. He was born January 25, 1970 to James and Sarah Seymore Sr.
Mike and Tammy were married in 1995 at Salem United Methodist Church where they were faithful members for fifteen years. For the past five years they have been actively involved at the Family Church in Bryant. Mike served in the sound department and his wife is on staff. He loved the outdoors especially during deer season.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Seymore Sr.