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James David Whaley, 42

James David Whaley, 42, Jacksonville passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018.  He was born November 12, 1975 in Danville, Arkansas to the late William Van Whaley, Sr. and Bertha Louise Childers-Porter.

David loved building hot rod cars and enjoyed fishing but his one love was motorcycles.

He leaves behind three sons Christopher David Whaley, Tommy James Whaley and Anthony Van Whaley; one sister Grace Ghimenti (Paul); two brothers Charles Henry Whaley and William Van Whaley, Jr.; a step-mother Elaine Whaley and step-father Tommy Porter.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 

Family has requested that donations may be made to A Natural State Funeral Home towards the service arrangements.



  • Amber Bradley Neal Posted February 24, 2018 6:06 PM

    Love u always brother. Will miss u ill be seeing u again over there.

  • Myra Holloway Posted February 28, 2018 4:55 AM

    David… I always loved you like I would my own son. See you on the other side.

  • Casey Noel Egues Posted February 28, 2018 4:56 AM

    I’ll. Miss you my brother. Love you

  • Heather Story & family Posted February 28, 2018 12:18 PM

    My heart and prayers go out to your family! You will be missed.

  • Shyanne Posted December 17, 2020 1:54 PM

    i miss you david <3

  • Ray Posted January 10, 2021 6:06 PM

    David is always gonna be my dad I miss u feebee shyanne chris and me love u

  • Shyanne Rockwell Posted April 30, 2023 9:58 PM

    I miss you David, til this day. I miss your smile so much. I miss your laugh and goofiness and your hugs. I miss you. We all do.

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