Created August 27, 2018

In Memory

This eternal flame burns forever
in remembrance of Ernest Allen Kaylor

Died: May 29, 2023

Ernest Allen Kaylor, 76 of Van Buren passed away Monday, May 29, 2023 in Mountain Home, Arkansas.

He was the owner/operator of Kaylor Ammonia Service LLC in Van Buren. He attended Arkansas Tech

University before joining the Navy. He was formerly the Chief Deputy of Crawford County Sheriffs

Department for over 17 years. He was a member of the Alma Masonic Lodge #735, Van Buren Masonic

Lodge #6 and Uniontown Masonic Lodge #395 as a Junior Warden. He was the former president and

current vice president of the Belle Point Good Sam RV Club in Fort Smith. He enjoyed traveling, fishing,

ATV riding, working on his farm and teaching his grandchildren life lessons. He was a member of Trinity

Episcopal Church in Van Buren. He was preceded in death by his parents

Walter and Lillian Joan (Walker) Kaylor.

Funeral services will be 10AM, Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Van Buren with burial to follow at

Gill Cemetery in Van Buren under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. Following the

burial service, a reception for family and friends will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church.

He is survived by his wife Cleo of the home; one daughter Kelley Renee Linton and husband Kevin of Van

Buren; five grandchildren Kayse Machan of Louisville, Kentucky, Brooklyn Linton of Tulsa, Oklahoma,

Kaylor Machan of Van Buren, Gunner Linton of Houston, Texas and Kamryn Machan of Van Buren and

his beloved Australian Shepherd Bo.

Family will visit with relatives and friends Friday, June 2, 2023 from 5-7 PM, at

Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren, 700 Jefferson Street.

Pallbearers will be Kaylor Machan, Kevin Linton, Gunner Linton, JC Wilson,

Randy McGrew and Brian Johnston.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 918 North 9th Street, Van Buren,

72956 or Almost Home Dog Shelter, 3390 Pointer Trail E, Van Buren 72956.

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Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rests.

by The Arkansas Good Sams

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