James Lay, age 60, of Bryant, Arkansas, passed away on Sunday, August 07, 2022. James was born on June 27, 1962 to James Robert Lay and Barbara Ellen Lay in Heber Springs, Arkansas.
He was a beloved father, son, uncle, “poppy,” and friend to all who knew him.
James was preceded in death by his father and mother, and is survived by his wife, Lisa Lay of the home; his four children, David Stricklin of McRae, Braxton Lay (Leslee) of Danville, Breanne Lay of Hot Springs, and Charles Lay of Cabot; half-brothers O’Neil Nichols (Sharon), Anthony Lay, and Timothy Lay (Abby); step-siblings Cindy Rhodes and Ronny Nichols; grandchildren Kaitlyn Stricklin, Tristan, Hannah, and Eliza Lay; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 10:00am at A Natural State Funeral Service; 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.
Cremation arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service & Crematory, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. James’ online guestbook is available at www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com
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