James Curtis Gulledge, 60, passed away on May 9, 2020 at his home surrounded by loved ones.
He was born on September 25, 1959 in Bastrop, Louisiana to Allen and Patsy Gulledge.
Curtis was preceded in death by his parents; his in laws, James and Kathryn Dean; one son, Matt Gulledge; one sister, Linda Sims and one nephew, Jon Sims.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Lisa Dean Gulledge; three sons, Jesse Gulledge (Kristaleen) of Heartland, Texas, Rusty Gulledge of Fayetteville, and Joel Gulledge (Hannah) of Hot Springs; three grandchildren, Tyce Gulledge of Crossett, Heidi Jenkins of Heartland, Texas and Drew Gulledge of Hot Springs; two brothers, David Gulledge of Ruston, Louisiana and Bobby Gulledge of Hamburg, along with a host of other friends and loved ones.
Mr. Gulledge was a life-long New Orleans Saints fan. He enjoyed woodworking and fishing but most of all he loved spending time with family and friends.
A ‘come and go’ visitation service will be held on Monday, May 11, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Crossett Park Pavilion on Parkway Drive where the family will be receiving guests. Those who would like to view Mr. Gulledge may do so during these hours by driving to the side chapel doors of Jones Funeral Home and entering the chapel in a come and go fashion then returning to their vehicles allowing the next in line to pull up and enter. Only those in one vehicle shall enter the building at a time and will maintain proper distancing.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 12, at 10 a.m. at the park under the direction of Jones Funeral Home, Inc. with Bro. Ellis Lewis officiating.
Pallbearers will be Brad Dean, Mark Fontenot, Josh Moffatt, Blake Owens, JB Netherland and Adam Bishop. Honorary pallbearers are Jason Gulledge, Joey Gulledge, Josh Gulledge and employees of City of Crossett.
Due to Covid-19 concerns, it is necessary to practice social distancing. We ask that you observe all CDC guidelines and refrain from handshakes and hugging. Our main priority is the safety of our families and friends. Thank you for your cooperation.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Friends of the Crossett Community c/o Bill Runyun, P.O. Box 2049, Crossett, AR 71635.