August 09, 1947 - September 24, 2018
Mr. Ricky James
Mr. Ricky Duard James, age 71, a resident of De Queen, died Monday, September 24, 2018, in the Bear Creek Healthcare, De Queen.
He was born to Gerald Duard and Pearlene Green James on August 9, 1947, at the family’s home in Horatio. He loved the Lord and was a member of the De Queen Church of Christ. He was an X-Ray Technician for the De Queen Medical Center and was later an Engineer for D&E TO&E, having 30 years service. He married the love of his life, Patricia Faye Roberson, on March 22, 1979, in De Queen, Arkansas. He loved to fish, garden, play Bluegrass music on the guitar, but most of all, he cherished the time spent with his children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Brian James; and two siblings, Bartie Campbell and Gary James.
He is survived by his wife of over 39 years, Patricia Roberson James of De Queen; one son, Ross James and his wife Candid of De Queen; one daughter, Renee James Denson and her husband Joe of De Queen; six grandchildren, Savanna, Seth, Elizabeth, Ezra, Daniel and Norene; one brother, Dale James and his wife Linda of Arlington, Texas; nieces, nephews, other relative and a host of friends.Graveside Services for Mr. Ricky James will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, September 27, 2018, in the Dierks City Cemetery with Bro. Toney Stowers officiating, under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., at the funeral home. You may send an online sympathy message at www.chandlerfuneral.com.