James Franklin Jarvis Sr. 1940 – 2021

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
James Franklin Jarvis Sr. 1940 – 2021

James Franklin Jarvis Sr., 81, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on July 7, 2021 in Walla Walla, Washington.

Funeral services were held on July 14, 2021 at Herring Groseclose Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Morris of Walla Walla Alliance Church, officiating.

Arrangements were by Herring Groseclose Funeral Home.

James was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to Frank and Anna Jean Jarvis on 12/24/1940. He attended elementary school in Dillon Montana and graduated Beaverhead High in Dillon Montana. He worked at Birds Eye Cannery for six years and IBP for another 20 years with perfect attendance! He wasn’t quite done yet and drove truck for seven years for Henderson Trucking Company. He was a veteran and served in the United States Army. He received awards for perfect attendance, performance and received many others while working at IBP.

James is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Anna Jean Jarvis; his sisters Brenda, Sue, Mary, Shirley; brothers Frank and Sam also precede him in death.

James is survived by sisters Alice, Margaret, Velma, Georgia, Fran, Linda, Elaine, Sandra, Joyce, and a brother Steven. James had four children: Amber Tall, James Jarvis Jr., Gary Jarvis, Cheryll McCloskey; and eight grandchildren.