Created August 27, 2018
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.
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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