Raymond Douglas Chrisp, 75, of Van Buren, died December 28, 2012 in Fort Smith. He was born May 29, 1937 in Pocahontas, Arkansas to Ira Buel and Theola Marie Leaf Chrisp. He was a retired employee of Rheem in Fort Smith, a member of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Van Buren, and a retired Veteran of the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife Linda of the Home; three daughters, Shari Collingsworth of Van Buren, Penny Studdard of Fort Smith, and Lisa Bateman of Kibler, AR; one son, Scotty Henry of Van Buren; twelve grandchildren and one great grandchild. He was preceded in death by one son, Randy mark Chrisp.
Funeral service will be Monday, December 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM in the Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park all under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Robin Studdard, Gary Rogers, Michael Bateman, and Kevin Harp.
Memorials may be made to the ASPCA or the Sebastian County Humane Society 3800 Kelley Hwy Fort Smith, AR 72904
To sign an online guestbook visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com