Eddie Ronald James

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Black Oak -- Eddie Ronald James, 71, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Aug. 11, 1946, in Jonesboro to the late Corky and Easter James. He had farmed all of his life. Eddie enjoyed his lake home and loved his family especially his granddaughters.

He is survived by his son, Kris James (LeighAnn) of Black Oak; two granddaughters, Erin James and Morgan James of Monette; two sisters, Alene Underwood of Batesville and Clara Kelly Shrout of Jonesboro; a brother, Tommy Nelson of Shell Knob, Mo.; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

He was also preceded in death by his son, Kevin James.

A celebration of his life will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Eddie Dunigan officiating. Interment will follow at Caraway Cemetery.

The visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home at 300 W. Matthews Ave. in Jonesboro.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Kent Gipson, Sonny Campbell, Aaron Liles, Bishop Whitley, Mike Estes and Kyle Nall and as honorary pallbearers, Paul Brown, Steve Moody, Ronnie Qualls, Danny Qualls, Floyd Campbell and Chuck Loop.

Online: www.greggfh.com