James Edward Fricker

James Edward Fricker, 86, of DeValls Bluff, died peacefully at his family home on Sunday, February 18, 2024. James was born July 24, 1937, to the late Phillip and Velma Fricker.

James was a minnow farmer for many years. He was a dedicated and loving husband, father, and grandpa. James enjoyed visiting with his grandkids and friends. He never met a stranger.

James is survived by his wife Donna of forty-nine years, his children Larry Fricker of Brinkley, Renita Staats of Arkadelphia, Danny Jo Fricker of DeValls Bluff, Belinda Starr of Brinkley, Bryan Fricker and wife Laura of DeValls Bluff, step-daughters Margaret Todd and husband Kevin of De Valls Bluff and Susan Thweatt and husband Vernon of Palestine. Не is also survived by sister Ellen Stewart and husband Fred of Little Rock, brother Earl Fricker of Hickory Plains, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

James was preceded in death by his parents Phillip and Velma Fricker, grandson Gary Allen Holmes and great-grandson Bryce Griffin.

Funeral Services will be Friday, February 23, 2024 at the Westbrook Funeral Home chapel in Hazen. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M., prior to the service. Interment will be in the Biscoe Cemetery.

3 thoughts on “James Edward Fricker”

  1. Marie Bettis Davis

    I am so sorry to hear of Edwards passing away. Growing up Bunny as we called him ( don’t remember how he got that nick name) was one of my favorite cousins. In our younger days we all spent a lot of time together. You all will be in my prayers.

  2. Dear Bryan, Laura and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. May God bring you all peace and comfort during this time. God’s arms around you all.

  3. Donna and family,
    I pray for peace and comfort for you and your family. May the Lord bless and keep you.

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