Earnest James Edney Jr., age 62, of Emmet, died Jan. 12, 2013. He was born Oct. 9 1950, the son of Ernest James and Mary Lee Houston Edney. He was a retired mechanic for the Arkansas State Highway Department, Treasurer for the Swamp Riders Motorcycle Club and a Navy Veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Jean Edney; and a sister, Annie Sue Horskamp.
Survivors include one sister, Barbara Stewart (Ray) of Arkadelphia; one nephew, Ernie Horskamp; and three nieces, Shannon Stewart, Lorraine Horskamp and Mandy Bunn.
Graveside funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the Smyrna Cemetery with the Rev. Tommy Nash officiating. There will be no formal visitation.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1 Children's Way Slot 61, Little Rock, AR 72202-3591. Sign the online guestbook at www.ruggleswilcox.com.