James Edward “Jimmy” Dearing, June 27, 1941~August 11, 2015
Jimmy was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville and the Elks Lodge. He was active with the American Legion Post 27 and an avid NASCAR and Razorbacks fan. Jimmy retired from Standard Register after 38 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kimberly Brown; brothers, Clinton and Joe Dearing; and brother-in-law, Jerry Watson.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Kirksey Dearing, to whom he was married for 32 years; two sons, Brandon Dearing and wife, Shanna of Centerton and David Dearing Nielsen and wife, Laura of Fayetteville; one sister, Elizabeth Watson of Fayetteville; sister-in-laws, Lou Dearing of Farmington and Shirley Steele and husband, Troy of Elkins; brother-in-law, Sheridan Kirksey and wife, Judy of Flippin; 9 grandchildren; 5 great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 14, 2015 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel with Roger Penny officiating. Private burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
Visitation will be Friday, August 14, 2015 at the funeral home from 10:00 A.M. until service-time.
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