Mr. James Gatewood, 66, of Rector, Ark., passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016, at the Piggott Community Hospital, Piggott, Ark. Born August 2, 1950, in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of the late James and Margie (Blanton) Gatewood. Mr. Gatewood loved his cat, Jack.
He is survived by one daughter, Heather Cobb and Jason of Rector; two sons, Jimmy and Billy Gatewood both of Paragould; four grandsons, Jessie and Simon Cobb and Dylan and Trevor Gatewood; one granddaughter, Abbie Cobb, and his cat, Jack.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jeannie, and one daughter-in-law, Peggy Gatewood.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, in the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector, with Bro. Marston Carpenter officiating. Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark., is in charge of arrangements.
Those who wish may sign the guest registry at www.faithfuneralservice.net