James Lawton Summerhill, Sr.I am a Veteran.

of Hensley, AR

February 10, 1939 - November 25, 2021

James Lawton Summerhill, Sr, 82, of Hensley, Arkansas, died on November 25, 2021. James was born in Ft. Riley, Kansas to Margaret Lee (Waltman) Summerhill and Horace Ruben Summerhill on February 10, 1939. James lived in Leslie, Arkansas all of his childhood and graduated from Leslie High School. He joined the Airforce on August 8, 1957, as a mechanic, and served for five years, when he was honorably discharged in 1962. James retired as a Letter Carrier and he received his 50 year pin last month. James was a Mason Master in the Iron Springs Lodge 342 as well as a Shriner. James enjoyed square dancing, deer hunting, spending time with his grandchildren, traveling, bee-keeping, Leslie homecoming and giving the nurses a hard time.

James is survived by his former wife (Linda) and their three sons', Paul (Vanessa) Summerhill of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; James (Raquel) Summerhill of Little Rock, Arkansas; and Daniel (Kristy) Summerhill of Hensley, Arkansas, seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and his baby sister Elizabeth Jackson of Pennsylvania.

James is preceded in death by his wife (Shirley), Margaret Summerhill (mother), Horace Summerhill (father), five siblings (Othelene Russell, Floyd Summerhill, Phyllis McEwen, Linda Badger, and Mildred Higgins) and a host of friends and relatives who shaped his life.

Graveside funeral services will be held at Leslie Cemetery on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. There will a private viewing at 11:00 a.m. for family at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton, Arkansas.

To express condolences online please visit www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clinton

Service Information
Roller - McNutt Funeral Home Chapel
1902 Highway 65 South
Clinton,  AR 72031
11/30/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Graveside Service
Leslie Cemetery
6232 Baker Road
Leslie,  AR 72645
11/30/2021 at 2:00pm

Leslie Cemetery
6232 Baker Road
Leslie, AR 72645

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-McNutt Funeral Home
Highway 65 South
Clinton, AR  72031