Mr. Bill Epperson, Sr., 69, of Van Buren, died Monday, February 2, 2009 in a local hospital. He was a retired inspector after 39 years with Whirlpool Corporation in Fort Smith, and also served in the United States Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by a son Billy Epperson, and a sister Geraldine Settles.
Funeral service will be at 2 pm Friday, February 6, in Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with cremation to follow, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
He is survived by his wife Roberta, of the home, 2 sons; Bill Epperson Jr. of Van Buren, Tony DeMario of Morrilton, AR, his mother; Opal Anderson of Fort Smith, AR, 2 brothers; Larry Epperson of Little Rock, AR, Paul Anderson of Fort Smith, AR, and a grandson; Miles Epperson of Van Buren, AR.