James A. Dancy went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday October 6th, 2019. He was the son of August H. and Willa Sage Dancy. He was born August 5th, 1929.
He was a lifelong resident of North Little Rock, and graduated North Little Rock High School in 1947. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1947 and was stationed aboard three destroyers as a boiler tender 3rd class. He was a Veteran of the Korean War. Upon returning to NLR he joined the North Little Rock Fire Department and retired as a Captain serving 27 years. He then was employed as a Safety Inspection Officer with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. Jim was a 50+ year member and Past Master of Crescent Masonic Lodge #403, attaining his 33 degree. He was a member of Levy Baptist Church since 1955 where he served as a Deacon.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Algee Dancy of 67 years, a daughter, Debby Dancy, son, JL ‘Buck’ Dancy, a grand-daughter, Rebekah Dancy, a grandson, Jason Dancy, a number of nieces and a special nephew, Logan Sage.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Fyannetta Brown, and Patricia Tyler, and brother, Samuel Sage.
Visitation will be held at Roller Owens Funeral home on JFK in NLR Thursday October 10, 2019 5p-7p. Funeral service will be held at Levy Baptist Church Friday October 11, 2019 at 11 am. Interment at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery.