Jimmy Ray Defee, age 50, of Arkadelphia, passed from this life on Wednesday October 26, 2022, at his home.
He was born on January 24, 1972, in Bastrop, La., to Geraldine Phillips Defee. Jimmy worked as a carpenter for CBM construction. Jimmy was an avid hunter, and enjoyed fishing, mowing, and spending time with friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his mother and his uncle, Leon Sims.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Amanda Defee; two daughters, Brianna and Stormy Tucker, both of Arkadelphia; one brother, Willie Ray Sims of Bastrop, La.; two sisters, Janice Marie Schaller (Paul) of Little Rock and Betty Goodson (Kevin) of Bastrop, La.; his special children, Victoria, Vanessa, and Stephen Noorigian; many special nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, and his beloved fur babies, Remington, Chester and Eckle.
Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net to sign the guest book.