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Jim Arbuckle

veteranJan 31st, 1948 - Feb 8th, 2024

A private graveside committal ceremony with military funeral honors will take place at Orchard Hill Cemetery in Louisville. 


      James H. Arbuckle, age 76, of Louisville, Illinois, passed away Thursday afternoon, February 8, 2024, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

      Jim was born January 31, 1948, in Louisville, the son of Charles and Marie (Fitzgerald) Arbuckle.  He was previously married to the late Randa Jeffries Russ.  Jim shared his life for over 35 years with the late Judy Farmer, who passed away December 28, 2015.

      Jim attended Flora Schools and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy.  He found work in the oil fields and construction, and as a tow truck driver and janitor.  He also worked at AMF in Olney, and later at the World Color Press mailing center in Flora.

      He is survived by his son, Douglas (Theresa) Arbuckle of Douglasville, Georgia; a granddaughter, Tiffany Ann Arbuckle; a sister, Charlotte (William) VanWinkle of Lawrenceville; and a sister-in-law, Juanita Arbuckle of Iuka.

      He was preceded in passing by his parents; his companion, Judy; and a brother, Douglas Arbuckle.

      A private graveside committal ceremony with military funeral honors will take place at Orchard Hill Cemetery in Louisville.  Arrangements are by Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:


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Shelly wilkins

February 17th

He is already missed so much! Rest in peace James! We love you!

Brenda Kittle Bandy

February 17th

We are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ❤

Judy Lusk

February 17th

Rest in Peace, Jim.

Carroll Britton

February 17th

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with your family. Jim was always a kind man.

Walter J. Chaney

February 19th

Condolences and prayers for comfort to his family!

Theresa Arbuckle

February 23rd

I am glad I got to spend time with my father in law as much as we were blessed with. He got to meet our pup Saber on our last visit in 2023 and he was overjoyed because he loves dogs. The past 2 years he spoke of wanting to go on a vacation, well he went on a vacation going home. Miss you Dad.



Gina Douthit
Brenda Bullard
lucy eckelberry and will landreth
Diane and Lee Blair
Judy Lusk
Bud & Linda King Martin
Steve and Nancy Mink
Vickie Simpson
Flora High School Class of 1966
Kenny & Sherrie Sessions
JoAnn McKnight
Walt nd Doloris Brewer
Brenda Kittle Bandy
Jean Guerrettaz
Shelly wilkins
Jamie Farmer
David Wooden
Norman and Shirley Fry Workman
Lowell & Brenda K Showalters
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Sammie Wickiser
Ron & Nancy McGee
Micheal W & Kristal G Engelmeier
Bobby,Leanna and Kaylyn Snell
Walter J. Chaney
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
Mark &Karen Jones


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