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James William Harrison, age 79

James William Harrison, 79, of Romance, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on October 10, 1942 to James Edgar Harrison and Wilma Fern Lancaster Harrison.

James is preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, uncles and aunts, several cousins and friends.

James was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.

James leaves behind his wife of 23 years Donna Harrison; son James Harrison of Little Rock; son Lane (Sabrina) Harrison of Lonoke; daughter Candi Sibley of Romance; daughter Jodie (Roger) Rico of Texarkana; grandchildren Sean Aston, Caleb Aston, Megan Aston, Ashlyn Rico, Chase Rico, Blake Rico, and Lyndsi Harrison; seven great-grandchildren; and sisters Sandra Martin and Vickie (Tim) Getty.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 10:00am with Memorial Service to follow at 11:00am at First Assembly of God in North Little Rock, Arkansas with Pastor Tyler Loy officiating.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. 501-982-3400.


  • James & Donna Whittaker Posted September 21, 2022 3:42 PM

    We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers❤️

  • Karen Morgan Posted September 21, 2022 9:18 PM

    This man was the best father a girl could have. Loved by many. Miss you dad.

  • Joe Kuykendall Posted September 21, 2022 11:26 PM

    Sorry to hear that Jim has passed. He was a good man. I worked with Jim on UPRR. I considered him a good friend. Prayers for the family.

  • Chris Miller Posted September 22, 2022 8:36 AM

    One hell of a good man. You will be missed old man. Good to know you are in good company up there though.

  • Phyllis Perry Brents Posted September 22, 2022 11:56 AM

    My sympathy to Donna and the rest of Jim’s family. It is so hard to let a loved one go, even after so much pain and suffering. May the Lord touch all of you with His peace, support, and love.
    God bless,
    Phyllis Brents

  • Glen Cheek Posted September 22, 2022 1:10 PM

    So sorry to hear of James William’s passing. We have wonderful memories of him,. He was my cousin and friend. He will be missed. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Joe Daven Posted September 22, 2022 1:35 PM

    Remember James fondly from my childhood. He will be missed. Prayers for God’s peace and comfort for the family during this difficult time.

  • S. T. Files Posted September 22, 2022 2:52 PM

    James & I were friends from high schooj and worked together. He was a good friend. and a good man..

  • Albert Davis Posted September 23, 2022 7:30 AM

    Sorry to hear of James passing. Praying for comfort for the family in this time your time of need. James and I were inducted into the Army on the same day Sept. 9th, 1966..

  • Ashley Inman Posted September 23, 2022 1:21 PM

    I am so sorry for the loss of Jim. He was a special gentleman with a true heart of gold. He will be missed….

  • Terri and Ken Strayhorn Posted September 23, 2022 7:03 PM

    Jim was a gentle giant, a friend to our family and strong supporter! We love him and Donna forever!

  • Jenny Pearrow Posted September 26, 2022 6:53 AM

    I’m so sorry to hear about Jim. We loved him and he was a great man. Your all in our prayers.

  • Mary Ann Campbell Posted October 20, 2022 11:21 AM

    James was a wonderful, caring, smart man. I enjoyed being a classmate at Mabelvale and admired him. To all his family, my deepest sympathy on your loss and gratitude that you had such a good husband, father, and grandfather.

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