James Lee "Jim" DeBoard, 55, of Ripley died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at his residence. Visitation will be held from 5 until 8 PM Friday, June 21 at Garner Funeral Home in Ripley. Funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday at Garner Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Ripley Memorial Gardens.
Mr. DeBoard was retired from General Motors Corporation.
The husband of Delores DeBoard, he is survived by 2 daughters Amanda Neese (David) of Ripley and Dawn DeBoard of Halls; a son James "Jed" DeBoard (Christal) of Ripley; 2 sisters Alice Futch of Arkansas and Virginia Powers of Illinois; 3 brothers Mike DeBoard, Jeff DeBoard, and Wayne DeBoard all of Illinois, and 11 grandchildren.