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James William Melton Jr, age 51

James William Melton Jr, age 51, of Conway, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on January 8, 2023. He was born in Lubbock, Texas on October 19, 1971 to the late James William Melton Sr and Bennetia Delong.

James liked to be with his family and friends. He loved going to the creek, fishing, and camping. He loved listening to music, especially Lynyrd Skynyrd and Led Zepplin. He also enjoyed playing with his grandkids. James always knew how to make you laugh. He was a jokester and always had a smile on his face.

James leaves behind his wife Rhonda Melton; children James Melton Jr, Savannah  Melton, Valarie Melton, and Joshua Bennett; stepchildren Bradley Bloom and Aaron Tom; four grandchildren; sisters Atha Murk, Carla Curd, and Donna Morrow Scott; brothers Ricky Melton, Larry Melton, Terry Melton, Maxey Melton, and Woodrow Butler; and many more friends and extended family members.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at



  • Carla Curd Posted January 17, 2023 11:51 PM

    Rip brother

  • Atha Murk Posted January 18, 2023 1:02 PM

    R.I.P brother. Love you

  • Savannah Hammond Posted January 18, 2023 3:15 PM

    I love you dad! You will forever be I my heart!!

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