of Paris, AR
December 29, 1937 - March 12, 2021
Donald Jay McCubbin, 83, of Paris, Arkansas passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Paris. He was born on December 29, 1937 in Paris to his parents, Pleasant John and Lurlin Nola (Hancock) McCubbin. Donald served in the United States Army Reserves until he had to resign to tend to his dairy farm. He later sold cars for Paris Ford, owned and operated his own gas station in Paris, worked in the oilfield for Miller Drilling and later retired from River Valley Animal Foods in Scranton. He was an avid Arkansas Razorback who attended every home basketball game for many years and traveled to many SEC tournaments with his close friends. He worked crossword puzzles in the newspaper daily, could answer almost every question on Jeopardy and always loved having horses. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by one sister, Donna Ruth Canada; two special aunts, Sue McCubbin and Ruth Hancock and his beloved dog Max. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carolyn Sue (Hice) McCubbin of Paris; one daughter, Jackienel Johnson and husband Chris of Little Rock; one son, Wesley McCubbin and wife Shannon of Booneville; six grandchildren, Kati Patterson and husband Alex, Fallon Whitson and husband Kaleb, Meagan Hammond and Michael Smith, Gavin Johnson and fiancé Hannah Williamson, Gage Johnson and Grace Johnson and five great grandchildren, Karoline Patterson, Tenzli Whitson, Eli Hammond, Elli Smith and Easton Smith. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris.Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris officiated by Rev. Clyde Vire and Rev. Bill VanMeter. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris.Pallbearers will be Alex Patterson, Kaleb Whitson, Michael Smith, Gage Johnson, Gavin Johnson and Chris Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Kati Patterson, Fallon Whitson, Meagan Hammond, Grace Johnson, Gary Schluterman, Nick Mings, Charlie Diagiacamo, Kenneth McCubbin, Robert Valentine, Gary Lensing and Roger Hughey. We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and all attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering.
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Carolyn I am so sorry for your loss, love and prayers for you and the whole family.
We were saddened to hear of your loss. May God give you comfort and strength during this difficult time.
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Carolyn, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. Smiles are what we think of when you and Donald Jay come to mind. We pray God will give you confort and peace.
Carolyn, we're all praying for and with you, Wes, Katy and the rest of the family. He was a life long friend and a great guy. God rest his soul.
Jackie, I am so sorry to hear about your father's passing. I pray that the Lord strengthens you and your family through this difficult time. And I hope that your cherished memories of him will comfort you through all the days ahead.
Carolyn, Jackie and Wesley we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Donald Jay. Your family and the Holzman family go way back. Ya'll are in our thoughts and prayers. Andy and Teresa Schluterman, Linda Holzman Henson
Carolyn. I’m so very sorry for your loss!! I will keep you and the family in prayers!! He was a great man!!
Carolyn, so sorry to hear of your loss. Etha Jane called me yesterday to tell me of his passing. She hated that she would be unable to attend but wanted me to know. Donald Jay was so sweet to my family before their passing. I remember him coming to visitation when Mother and Nelda died. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With love, Gwen Gray Newkirk
He was a great friend and I will miss him very much sorry for your loss Carolyn.
Carolyn and family, thinking of you and praying for comfort and peace during this difficult time. Take care!
Jackie Thoughts and prayers for you and family!!!
Carylon and Family,So sorry for your loss. DJ was a great man and friend. I learned a lot of lessons working with him in my younger days. I enjoyed seeing his smiling face when my kids were young and my wife and i would drop by for them to trick or treat. He would load them down with candy.He will be missed!Mike and Doris Kohler
Carolyn, my sincere sympathy to you and your family. I know he will be greatly missed.
Carolyn, Wes, Jackie and families,We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.Fran ForbisPaula and Steve Forbis and Family
Sorry for your loss..Monte and Cheryl Brotherton.Brotherton Bros. Funeral Homes.
Carolyn, my sincere sympathy to you and your family. May fond memories and fervent prayers support and sustain you during this sorrowful time and thereafter.
Carolyn, we were so saddened to hear of the passing of Donald Jay. We are praying for you, Wes, Jackie & all the family, & know that God will give you the strength, comfort & peace that you need in the days ahead. Our love & prayers, Leon & Sandra Wiggins
Sorry for your loss Prayers to the family
We were so saddened to hear of his passing. Sending prayers for comfort to the family.
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Carolyn, Jackie you’re in our thoughts. He was a kind and joyful manWhat a year it’s been for our generation...
Carolyn, Wes, Jackie,So sorry to hear of the home going of Donald Jay, he was one of a kind, they dont make them like that anymore. Been a friend of the family for many years and will continue in our hearts. He will be missedLinda TrustyJames and Cheryl VanLandinghamLeJean Smith
Carolyn Sue and Family,So sorry to hear of the loss of Donald Jay. Prayers to your family.
Hugs and prayers!!
Carolyn and family, Steve and send our sympathy and continued prayers. I know he was so loved and loved you deeply. May he rest in peace.
So sorry for the family’s loss, thoughts and prayers are with you all!
So sorry to hear about Donald Jay. Always loved that man dearly as well as his dear wife. Praying for the family
Jackie,I'm sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.
I can’t remember not knowing Carolyn Sue and Donald Jay our families have been friends for so long. He was a wonderful guy. I will never forget the story he shared at Hershel Wiggins’ funeral about one of their trips together! He always loved to have fun. May God hold you close through this sadness and may you hold Donald Jay’s love for you in your hearts.
Sending love and prayers from Texas, Donald Jay was a classmate of mine in high school..always a nice man, He will be missed.
SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. HE WAS A GOOD MAN.
What a great man! Prayers for strength and peace during this difficult time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Carolyn he will be missedPam and Rob Davis
So Sorry Prayers for you all, and love God Bless You All
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Amazing man
So very sorry! Really nice friendly man. May God be with you all. Prayers.Sincerely,Billy and Diane Johnson Family
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers for each of you.
Carloyn, I am sorry for your loss my friend. May God give you comfort and blessings.
CarolynI am deeply sorry for the loss of Donald J.Friends for at least 70 years. He was truly an honorable man in all respects.My prayers are with you and your family. May God bless you all
Carolyn, I am so very sorry to hear about Donald Jay. I always thought so much of you two and enjoyed both your company on Oklahoma and both you and Donald Jay, Barbara and Bob allowing me to go to the prison rodeo with you. You and Donald Jay were always like kin folks and Mom always looked forward to visiting with you two and you having dinner with us. Again let me express my condolences to you and your family. Mike
Carolyn and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Carolyn and family,So sorry for your lost. Prayers for all of you.
I am so sorry for your loss. He was a really good man and I know he will be missed. I will keep you all in my prayers.
So sorry for your loss.Donald Jay was a very special man.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Thoughts and prayers for the family during this time. I always enjoyed being around Donald Jay. He made our world a better place to be with his sense of humor and kind manner. God bless.
Oh, Carolyn I hold you tight in love an prayers.
A mighty good man has met his Maker - thoughts and prayers go with you, Carolyn, and family at this difficult time.
I am so very sorry for your loss. Donald Jay loved each one of you so much. I know you have so many precious memories with him. Share those and laugh together at all the good times. Prayers
Donald J was a great guy to work with! He always worked with integrity and was a great guy. We truly miss him still at River Valley. Prayers for his family.
Sorry for your loss. Donald Jay will be missed. He always had a smile and a comment of some kind.
We are so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers are with you and your family.
Carolyn, Wes, Kati, Fallon and the remaining family members, Please accept my sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May your loss be softened by happy memories and the knowledge he is resting in peace. Sincerely, Celeste