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James Pickney

October 17, 1956 — October 19, 2021

James R. Pickney, 65, of Summers, AR., passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at his home with his wife by his side.

James was born on October 17, 1956, in Walnut Ridge, AR, the son of the late Ralph Elias and Agnes Lorene (Kildow) Pickney. On March 19, 1998 in Springdale, AR he married Cynthia Daniel.

James was in the vending business for over 45 years, most recently as a Customer Service Manager for Imperial Vending. James enjoyed camping, deer camp, playing games, and spending time with family and friends. His great joy was telling a joke or pulling a joke on someone. James never met a stranger and his personality made people want to be around him.

James is survived by his wife Cindy; children, Allen Pickney, Matthew (Kara) Pickney, Robert (Natasha) Campbell, Wendy (Curtis) Emery and Stephanie (Chris) Williams; brothers, Delbert Pickney, Darrell (Faye) Pickney and Melvin (Rhonda) Pickney; 10 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

James is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Gilbert Pickney, Ralph Vernon Pickney, Harold Boyd Pickney and a sister Verma Linebaugh.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Backstrom Pyeatte Funeral Home - Siloam Springs

1401 E Main St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Central time)

Backstrom Pyeatte Funeral Home - Siloam Springs

1401 E Main St, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

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