James Robert Crisel, 35, of Alma, AR died Friday, May 24, 2013 in Van Buren. He was born July 11, 1977 in Colorado Springs, CO. He was a computer specialist for the Navy and served during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
He is survived by four sons, Shayne Robert Crisel, Shaun James Crisel, Seth Edward Crisel, and Skyler Mitchell Crisel, all of the home; his parents, Richard Crisel and Colleen Doerksen of Van Buren; the mother of his children, Regina Barnett of Alma; a sister, Tammy Crisel of Moore, OK; eight brothers, Jeremy Crisel of Houston, TX, Brandon Crisel and Ricky Crisel of Tulsa, OK, Andrew Morris and Thomas Crisel of Modesto, CA, Paul Crisel, Brian Crisel, and Bruce Crisel of Van Buren; maternal grandfather, James Doerksen of Hickman, CA; maternal grandmother, Ruthe Doerksen of Denair, CA as well as his wife Nadia Crisel.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the Fort Smith National Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home in Van Buren, AR.
Pallbearers will be Jeremy Crisel, Shayne Crisel, Paul Crisel, Brian Crisel, Bruce Crisel, Shaun Crisel.
The family will visit with friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.