Retired firefighter Lt. Sherrion Vires, 74, of Killeen, will be cremated.

Mr. Vires died Oct. 19, 2013, at his residence. He was born Oct. 14, 1939, in London, Ky., to the late Cleave and Dorothy Vires.

He served 14 years in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1970, achieving the rank of staff sergeant. He was a Killeen firefighter from 1973 to 1994, reaching the rank of lieutenant.

Mr. Vires was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Sue Vires.

Survivors include one brother, Anthony Vires of Ludlow, Ky; and one sister, Flecia.

Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen is in charge of arrangements.

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