Daniel Maes, 44, a resident of Van Buren, formerly of Paris passed away Monday, April 3, 2017, in Fort Smith.

He was born Dec. 19, 1972, in Whittier, Calif. to Robert Maes and Paula (Pitchford) Maes. Daniel worked as a driller in the oil field. He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Caldwell; maternal grandparents, Paul and Ethel Pitchford and a great nephew, Dustin Lee Justice Rose.

Graveside services was at 11 a.m., Friday, April 7, 2017, at Oakwood Cemetery in Paris with the Rev. Tammy Frederick officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. Online guestbook available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/paris.

Survivors include three sons, Bradley Trey Maes of Hot Springs and Brandon Matthew and Braden Drew Maes, both of Van Buren; his girlfriend, Michelle Selph of Van Buren; his father, Robert Maes of Denver, Colo. and his mother, Paula (Pitchford) Maes of Fort Smith; a brother, David Caldwell of Fort Smith; and a sister, Kathy Walker of Fort Smith.

Pallbearers were Steve Landis, Scott Bridges, David W. Caldwell, Joey Caldwell, Chris Pennington and Chris Henderson.