James Alexander Rogers, Jr., 53, of Fairfield Bay, Arkansas was escorted by Angels into the arms of his Savior Jesus Christ on December 23, 2018. Jimmy was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to James A. Rogers, Sr. and Charlene Barrett.
He worked in the construction business most of his life. Upon retiring, he moved to Fairfield Bay to live life on the lake. He was an avid outdoorsman, he loved hosting friends in his home and made all feel welcome. Jimmy had a strong will to survive life’s many obstacles that came his way. He was one of the strongest men known for his survival skills. He made life fun for his many friends and family.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, “Meme” Melvadene Treaster; grandfather, Leon French; his mother, Charlene Barrett; paternal grandparents, Homer A. Rogers, Jr. and Jean Najacht. Cherishing his memory are his son, James A. Rogers III of Sherwood, “Alex” and his daughter in love, Shelby Rogers. His two sisters, Kaylynn Ruffin (Nick), of Mayflower and Sheri Meyer (Ken) of North Little Rock; his father, James A. Rogers, Sr. (Erma) of Little Rock; his special nephews, Chris and Bradley Meyer; very special great nieces, Hadley and Kiersten Meyer; cousin, Sean Averitt and a host of family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. Graveside services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Arkansas Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 8507 Highway 161, North Little Rock, Arkansas, 72117.