James Wayne McCoy, 82, of Pea Ridge, died Friday, Feb. 21, at Circle of Life in Bentonville.

He was born Aug. 17, 1937, at Cheyenne, Wyo., to James Faye McCoy and Unice Evans McCoy. 

He married Della Mae Drymon on June 28, 1958.

 He was a delivery driver and retired from NWA Paper Company in Springdale after 32 years. He loved to hunt and creek and river fish at War Eagle Bridge. He was a jokester, loved telling jokes, talking and he never met a stranger. He collected guns, enjoyed shooting and checking on the homeplace in Clifty. He also enjoyed playing Power Ball. He went to school in Lonestar, Ark., near Hindsville and loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren very much.

 He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Della Mae McCoy, Feb. 15, 2016; two sisters, Lois Ann McKeon and Betty McCoy; and one brother, JR McCoy.

 Survivors are his  two daughters and sons-in-law, Gail Robinson and husband, Rick, of Pea Ridge, Joyce Cunningham and husband, David, of Siloam Springs; one son, Darryl McCoy of Rogers; five grandchildren, Brady Sanders, ZBow Sanders, Tyler Robinson, Austin McCoy and Mandy Cooper; and 10  great-grandchildren.

Funeral service is set for 11 a.m. on  Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Sisco Funeral Home Chapel in Pea Ridge, with burial at Frisco Springs Cemetery in Lowell. 

 In lieu of  flowers donations may be made to your local animal shelter.