James proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam. He also worked for the University of Arkansas and in retail sales at Montgomery Ward. James will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
James is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Sherry Peterson of the home; his children, Sandy Archer of Hindsville, Arkansas, Jason Peterson of Lowell, Arkansas, Karen Moon of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Brian Garner of Fayetteville, Arkansas; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Inurnment with full military honors will be held 3:00 pm Friday, January 5, 2018, at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans fund www.dav.org or The Children’s Miracle Network www.childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org/donate.