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“June, I am so sorry to hear about Jim. He was such a fine man and I know he will be missed by all. I regret never getting to have that deer steak he...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Kathy Cotton

“Ms. Evelyn and Carylon I am so sorry to her about Jim's death. This is Wednesday May 26 and did not know about his death until today. God tells us...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie Bradley (Cannon)

“My sympathy to the Young family. Lots of years have passed since I last saw Jim. May peace be with you at this time. ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Ada Sue Heath

“we're sorry for loss sue ,nikki ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: SUE ETZBERGER

“June, Clayton, and Adam, We are so sorry to learn of Jim's passing. I enjoyed my time working for him at Lake Greeson and the hunting trips we...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Johnny and Linda Cantrell

“June - Howard and I share your grief. We both thought alot of Jim and enjoyed his knowledge and love of horses. It was always so nice to go to the...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Howard & Kathy Petree

“June, Clay and Adam, so sorry for your loss, Jim was always such a joy to work with. He was one of my first supervisors back in 1981 when I first...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Bill Jackson

“To the Young family, we are very sorry for your loss and are very thankful for the short time that we were able to enjoy with Jim. Our prayers are...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: David E. Jackson

“June, Gary and I was very sorry to hear of Jim's death. Jim was my first boss here at Lake Greeson and was always trying to help me move up. I always...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Robin Sweeden Lammers

“Our hearts go out to you. Jim will be greatly missed. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Tommy & Barbara Tucker

“I am so sorry to hear of Jim's death. My prayers are with you. I just started riding again in the last 6 months and was very blessed to meet Jim and...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Jeanna Stevenson

“June, we are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. John & I didn't have the pleasure of knowing him long, but will always cherish the times that we...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Camille & John Moriau

“June and family, Jim was a good man. He will be missed. We enjoyed spending time with you guys you made us feel like part of the family at bar...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Little Mary Lawrence/ Art Gibbons

“June, Clay, Amanda, Adam, Liz, and family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Jim was a very special man. I will neve forget the great...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Lisa

“I am so sorry to learn of your loss. Jim was a person to be looked up to in both his personal and professional life. His devotion to the Corps of...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Dianne Edwardson

“We are so sorry for your loss. We went to school at Perryville and he always had a smile for every one, he well surely be missed. Virginia & Ben...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Virginia Lee Brand

“We will miss Jim so much. He always had a smile and a story and made Hayden feel like one of his own grandsons. We love all of you so much. Chris,...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Chris and Laura Wiles

“June and family, Jim was a good man and a backbone of the Bismarck church. He will be missed. You will be in our prayers. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Joe May

“Evelyn and Family, Our condolences for your great loss. May the Lord comfort you during this time of sadness. Our prayers are with you and yours....Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Gary and Genevieve Duncan

“June, Clay, And Adam. We will all miss Jim; he touched so many of our lives. We will miss his friendship on trail rides, his articles in the Round...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Robert & Edie Jenner

“June, Clay,and Adam, We were very sorry to hear of Jim's death. We did not know until just this week when Kristi saw Clay's facebook entry that his...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Doss & Marilyn Walker

“June, please know that you are in my prayers, in our hearts always. The world was a greater place with Jim with us. I am so sorry for your grief. ...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Shari

“June, We really enjoyed your company and hospitality while we stayed with you guys and when you guys stayed with us! He always had a great sense of...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Denis & Mandy Fleming

James R. "Jim" Young, 58, a resident of Bismarck, died Friday, May 14, 2010, at St. Joseph's Mercy Health Center in Hot Springs.

He was born August 14, 1951, at Morrilton to Robert James and Evelyn Vivian Flewellen Young. He retired in 2006 from the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District after 34 years of service. He was the current president of Arkansas Trail Riders Association and was a member of the Bismarck Church of Christ. He was a devoted and loving son, husband, father, and grandfather and his entire life was centered around his love of God, church and family. He also loved hunting, camping, and his horses. He was preceded in death by his father.

Survivors include his wife of 32 years, June Young of Bismarck; two sons and daughters-in-law, Clayton and Amanda Young of Benton and Adam and Elizabeth Young of Sherwood; his mother and step-father, Evelyn and Darrell Duncan of Nimrod; a brother and sister-in-law, John and Nancy Young of Birta; a sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Charles Wilbanks of Dover; two grandchildren, Henry Young of Benton and Carter Young of Sherwood; and other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at Shinn Chapel with Mr. Charles Smith officiating. Burial will be in Nimrod Cemetery at Nimrod under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Active pallbearers will be Charles Stanford, Ronnie Wilbanks, David Wilbanks, Richard Kimery, David Kimery, and Ray Black. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike, Joe, and Tim Bruck, Terry Etzberger, and Larry Fields.

Visitation will be from 6 - 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Mercy Clinic Benevolence Fund for Cancer Patients, 1455 Higdon Ferry Road, Suite B, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913 or the American Cancer Society, 126 Lakeview Circle, Russellville, Arkansas 72802.

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