James Douglas DeVorak, 71 of Judsonia was born October 21, 1949 to the late Dwight F. DeVorak and the late Dorothy Sanders DeVorak. He lived his childhood life growing up in Hazen, Arkansas. After graduation from high school, he worked as a farmer in Carlisle for a number of years.
After a few years, he moved to Des Arc and started a fertilizer business. That business was successful and he gained a large number of friends in Prairie County.
After about twenty years, he moved to Cabot and sold cars for Ron Campbell Ford.
Doug moved to Judsonia about 17 years ago. He retied in his early 60’s and spent his time with his wife and children.
Doug is survived by his wife, Cynthia DeVorak and his children, Kevin, Mathew, LeAndra, Benjamin, Rebecca, and Jonathan. He is also survived by his brother, Larry and his sister, Beth; 15 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. Doug was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Andrea and his ex-wife, Royce Ann.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M., Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the First Baptist Church in Hazen with visitation from 11:00 to 1:00 prior to the service. His brother, Larry will be officiating and interment will be in the Hazen Cemetery.