James E. Lanman

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October 30th, 1947 - July 18th, 2014

From: Mammoth Spring, AR
Funeral: Memorial Service
2pm Saturday, August 2, 2014
Field Creek Cemetery - Mammoth Spring, AR

James (Jim) Ervin Lanman, age 66 of Mammoth Spring, AR was born October 30, 1947 in Huntingburg, Indiana and passed away on July 18, 2014 at his home in Mammoth Spring, AR.

James was born the son of Ervin and Bernis (VanHoosier) Lanman.

Surviving are his children, Josh Parks and wife Autumn of Mammoth Spring, AR; Kassie Hay and husband Jason of Jonesboro, AR; Scott Lanman; and Staci Hanlon and husband Rob, both of Indiana. Nine grandchildren including Joshua, Alexis, and Bently Parks of Mammoth Spring, and Domineque and Ezekial Bridges (Brad) also of Mammoth Spring. Two sisters, Ruthanna Welp and Patricia Wright (Marvin), both of Huntingburg, IN and his brother-in-law, Allen Schnellenberger, Sr. of Williamsville, IL; Seven nieces and nephews and 16 great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son Jamie Lanman; one sister Rose Schnellenberger; brother-in-law Charles Welp; and a great neice, Maura Durcholz.

James served in the United States Army as a Sergeant in the 10th Infantry. During his years of service, he fought for our country in the Vietnam War and earned numerous medals. He later worked as a skilled carpenter, remodeling and building homes. James had a love for music and he sang and played multiple instruments, including the harmonica and bass guitar. He performed at various locations including the George D. Hay music hall.

James was a loving father and grandfather "pawpaw", and a caring friend to those who knew him. He will be truly missed by many.

A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 2pm at Field Creek Cemetery in Mammoth Spring, AR.

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Condolences Received:

Lori cline
27 Jul 2014, 06:32
Sorry for your loss, Jim was a very special man.Please let us know when service will be.
Eileen Reed
27 Jul 2014, 06:42
Sorry for your loss. Jim was a very special person. He always had a kind word for everyone. Jim was a good man who proudly served his country in the Vietnam war. You are truly missed.
Eileen Reed
27 Jul 2014, 06:44
Sorry for your loss. Jim was a very special person. He is truly missed by all of us.
sharon montalto
04 Aug 2014, 16:07
My deepest sympathy to Jim's family, for he was a great loss. I know Roscoe must feel lost. Sincerely, Sharon Montalto