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James Richard "Jimmy" Lattimer
Birth: Oct. 7, 1947
Reeves County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1986
Benton County
Arkansas, USA


James Richard Lattimer, 38, of Decatur, died Saturday, June 21, 1986 at the Gravette Medical Center Hospital.

He was born October 7, 1947 in Pecos, Tex., to George and Olive Upson Lattimer. He was a policeman for the City of Decatur having graduated from the Police Academy at Camden.He was a member of the Decatur Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife, Freda; four step sons, Charles, Johnny, Cody, and Shawn Buffer of the home; his mother, Mrs. Olive Hacker of Decatur; one sister Linda Gregory of Decatur; one half brother, Robert Zimmerman of Ohio; one half sister, Carol Sherman of Tulsa and one step brother, Larry Hacker of Kentucky.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Decatur Assembly of God Church with Rev.James Berry officiating Burial was at Georgia Flats Cemetery under the direction of Callison-Lough.

Memorial contributions may be made in the name of James Richard Lattimer to the Decatur State Back.

Pallbearers were Bruce Rutherford, Jose Chacon,Bill Burnett. Mike Prather, Danny Voyles and Richard Duncan, Alternate: Jerry Norman and Jane McAdos.
Notes on Pallbears:

Bruce Rutherford - Benton County Sheriff Deputy
Joe Chacon - Arkansas State Police
Bill Burnett - Springdale Police Department
Mike Prather - Benton County Sheriff Deputy
Danny Voyles - Decatur Police Department
Jerry Norman - Benton County Sheriff Deputy
Richard Duncan - Chief of Police; Decatur
Jane McAdos - Decatur Police Department
Police Departments Represented:

University of Arkansas
Sulphur Springs
Benton County
Arkansas Highway Police
Arkansas State Police
39 Officers Attended in uniform.
Friend: Willard Dale Gregory

Friend: Micheal Mike Lynn Gregory
Mike took Jimmy's place at the Decatur Police Department. Mike and Willard's Brother, Thurman is married to Jimmy's Sister Linda.

Friend: Charles Lee Buffer (Charles was Freda's first husband, Freda didn't know Jimmy before Charles died)

Friend: James Hudson Reneau ;James was the Chief of Police of Decatur when Jimmy first became a police officer. James and Jimmy had known each other for a long time.
Jimmy passed away after a long hard battle with Childhood Diabetes. He passed away talking to the Doctor in the hospital. He was ready to meet the Lord, Thank you to Pastor James Berry for visiting Jimmy every time he was in the hospital and coming to the house to have Bible study with him. 
Family links: 
  George M. Lattimer (1902 - 1973)
Georgia Cemetery
Benton County
Arkansas, USA
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Record added: Aug 22, 2007
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