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James Ray Younkin

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James was born on April 3, 1929 and passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019.

James was a resident of Fayetteville, Arkansas at the time of passing.

Upon graduating from Fayetteville High School, Jim joined in the Army in 1946 and used the GI bill to put himself through college at the University of Arkansas, where he later had a brief tenure as a professor.

He was the youngest of three brothers who were all avid model airplane builders, and both of his brothers enlisted in the navy to fly in World War II.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arkansas Air and Military Museum at 4290 S School Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701.