of Mountain View, AR
January 12, 1967 - April 20, 2022
James Cecil Watters of Mountain View, Arkansas, entered through God's pearly gates on April 20, 2022 in his family home at the age of 55. James Cecil was born on January 12, 1967 in Stuttgart, Arkansas to the late Claud Wesley Watters and Shirley Gail (Murphree) Watters. James Cecil was a veteran of the United States Army and a valuable member of Foothills Baptist Church. Though a quiet man, James Cecil showed his kind heart through action rather than words. He was a devoted Christian who shared a great love first for the Lord and for his family. He graduated with honors from Lyon College and could crunch any numbers sent his way. James Cecil enjoyed hunting, watching TV and sports, farming and spending time with his family. Outside of being a truly hard worker, he also spent his free time investing into church activities such as the RA's-spreading the joy and love of Christ. Anyone who knew James Cecil knew they had a friend who could be relied on to lend a helping hand. He holds a special place in the hearts of many and will never be forgotten. James Cecil is survived by his only sister, Sheila Janet (Watters) Rackley and her husband JL; one nephew, Jonathan Herrington and two nieces, Kari (Herrington) Brewer and husband Dustin Brewer, and Patience (Holt) Stone and husband Hunter Stone; one great-nephew, Hyden Brewer, and two great-nieces, Emberly Brewer and Silver Stone, along with his many extended family and friends. Preceded in death by his late father, Claud Wesley Watters, James Cecil entered into the Kingdom of Heaven alongside his loving mother, Shirley Gail (Murphree) Watters. Visitation for James Cecil is, Saturday, April 30, 2022 1:00-2:00 PM at Foothills Baptist Church in Mountain View, Arkansas. Funeral services will follow the visitation beginning at 2:00 PM with Brother Tommy Medley officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery at Ben Community near Drasco, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Jonathan Herrington, Dustin Brewer, Hunter Stone, Thomas Murphree, Sr., Thomas Murphree, Jr., and Tony Watters. Roller Crouch Funeral Home in Mountain View, Arkansas is in charge of the arrangements.
I'm sorry to hear this I went to School with him guy guy always looking out for someone else prayers
James was a good man. Earnest and hard-working, he was an asset to our Institutional Advancement team where he worked while a student at Lyon College. I am saddened by this tragic loss, but grateful for the kindness we experienced in Jamesâ€™ presence during his life.
I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderful man! I remember Cecil in school he was always so quite but willing to help anyone! Heaven has gained a wonderful angel. Sending lots of love and prayers â¤ï¸
Many prayers and thoughts to you and your family in this challenging time. May God wrap His protective arms around you all.
Sheila and Family,I am so sorry for your loss. My heart is so sad and I cannot begin to express my heartfelt condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you always! Love you! Tammy
God bless this family during this tragic loss. James Cecil was a kind, Christian man, always with smile. He will be missed by all who knew him.
I am so very sorry for your loss. While at Lyon College, James worked for me as a work-study student; I remember James to be one of the kindest people I had ever met. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this very difficult time.
I am so sorry Kari and Dustin and to the rest of your family. Prayers during this very difficult time.
So sorry for your loss. James was very versed in the bible. Great Christian man and we sure enjoyed him is our Sunday school class. Thank him for his service to our nation. Prayers for all of your family
PRAYING FOR Y'ALL
Will always remember James. He and his mother sat two rows ahead of us at Foothills. Always spoke and smiled, his gentle and kind spirit shined through each time in a handshake and "good morning" greeting. Heaven has gained a true Christian man.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
As you say your good byes to your two family members may the precious memories they have left you give you some measure of peace.,May God bless you and keep you during this trying times. I' praying for the Waters family and the o.munitu as they strive to deal with their loss.
James will be missed by many. He was such a Good Man. My Thoughts and Prayers for All His Family and Friends