James Lamar “Jimbo” Ralph, 61, of Hamburg died Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at his residence.  Jimbo was a 1977 graduate of Hamburg High School.  He worked at the Georgia-Pacific Tissue Mill for 22 years and owned and operated J & S Quick Lube. He was a member of the Gardner Baptist Church. 

He is preceded in death by his father, Harrison Ralph, and his grandparents, Bill and Velma Ralph.

 He is survived by two daughters, Jeanie Ralph of Little Rock and Dora Ralph of Springdale; his mother, Ima Jean Cook Ralph of Hamburg; and a sister, Rhonda Cook and husband, Brad, of Monroe, La.

 Graveside services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the Beech Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Chain officiating. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Brad Cook, Jimmy “Coon Dog” Horn, Rob Johnson, Russell Dale Maxwell, Wayne Gates, John Gee, Jack Edward Gee, Chris Kelley, John Sanderlin, Steve Lister, Peppy and Jimmy Don Gillum. 

Visitation will be 9:45 – 10 a.m., Wednesday at the cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Beech Creek Cemetery Association, c/o Jan Dawson, 161 Todd Moffatt Road, Hamburg, AR  71646. 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg, Arkansas. 

Online condolences may be made to jones-hartshorn.com.


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