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James William Pearce, age 50

James William Pearce, age 50, of Searcy, Arkansas passed away November 12, 2023. He was born on July 22, 1973 to the late Delmus McElhaney and Linda Howk.

James enjoyed fishing, listening to music, barbequing, watching the fireworks on 4th of July, and watching the Dallas Cowboys on Sundays. He was always a jokester and loved making people laugh and pranking those he loved.

In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by his brothers Shane Pearce and T.K. Rinehart.

He leaves behind his children Ariel Pearce (Owen Dunn), Cheyanne Pearce, Chelsey Forrester, and Nathan Forrester; brothers Eddie Koski (Brandy), Joe Rinehart (Carla), and Paul Rinehart; his spouse Julie Pearce; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and many more extended family and friends.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 1:00pm with a graveside service starting at 2:00pm at Howell Cemetery in Searcy, Arkansas.

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

1 Comment

  • Mrs. Julie Pearce Posted November 14, 2023 1:34 PM

    I thought I could love you enough to heal you,but I couldn’t. I loved you enough to try for 19 years. I’m glad you found peace in heaven. You can rest now. You didn’t deserve the pain life brought you

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