Hubert Ray Bromley Jr., 73, of Van Buren passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018, at a local hospital. He was retired from Whirlpool Manufacturing in Fort Smith and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was of the Christian faith and a loving father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Lois (Jennings) Bromley, one son, David Allen King, and one brother, Gary Bromley.

Funeral services will be noon, Tuesday at the Fort Smith National Cemetery with military honors under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Shirley Bromley of the home; three sons, Brian Bromley of Fort Smith, and August Bromley and his wife Brandi and Bud Bromley and his wife Lola, all of Van Buren; one sister, Judy Schrekhice of Spiro; one brother, Donnie Bromley and his wife Patricia of Branson; sister-in-law, Lois Bromley of Greenwood; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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