SSGT Robert Dale Van Fosson Funeral Update:


Remains will be arriving at Little Rock Airport on Thursday, May 25, at 2:30 pm on Delta Airlines.


Any riders desiring to escort the remains from the airport to Family Funeral Service in Heber Springs will need to meet up at the airport prior to 2:30 pm.


Graveside funeral service will begin at 10:30 am on Saturday, May 27th at the Cleburne Memorial Gardens located at 8701 HWY 110 West, Heber Springs, AR.  Funeral home in charge is Dwight Family Funeral Service located at 100 West Searcy Street in Heber Springs.  Phone number is 501-362-2088.


There will be graveside services only. Following graveside services, Saxton-Willis American Legion Post 64 will open its doors for a reception.   Everyone’s invited to the post which is located at 49 Park Road in Heber Springs. Phone 501-362-9979.


U.S. Air Force Casualty Operations out of Randolph Air Force Base is in charge of coordinating all activities related to the transportation and burial of the remains.


The above information was obtained from Mr. Dwight Olmstead of Dwight Family Funeral Service in Heber Springs.


Doyle W. Batey, Adjutant

American Legion Department of Arkansas