Callison-Lough Funeral Home

605 W Central, Bentonville, AR


James Christopher Heffernan

August 10, 1966June 7, 2020
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James Christopher Heffernan of Bella Vista passed away on June 7, 2020. He was born on August 10, 1966 in Teaneck, New Jersey to the late Maurice and Elizabeth Heffernan. James lived a very colorful life and touched countless hearts along the way. He held many different jobs, including a police officer, a Baptist pastor, and a postman, always a servant to his community. He will be remembered as a larger-than-life character who was everyone’s best friend. He will be missed dearly by his wife of 20 years, Peri Heffernan; his children, Christopher, Kaitlyn, Elizabeth, Hannah, and Megan; and his large extended family and many friends. A celebration of James’s life will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 12 at Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Bentonville. Burial will follow in Bentonville cemetery.


  • Celebration of James's Life

    Friday, June 12, 2020


James Christopher Heffernan

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Darrell and Elaine Cox

June 13, 2020

James was very giving man. He worked with the kids to teach them to do their best and give God their best
He was a great mentor

Robert & LaVada Thomas

June 11, 2020

Dear Ones, please except our sincere condolences on your loss. James blessed our hearts so many times over the years and we are both thankful and honored to have spent some time visiting with him as he shared his wisdom of the things of God and expressed his great love for his family.
Our hearts and prayers are with you.
Robert and Lavada Thomas

Roddy Little Sr.

June 11, 2020

James was very encouraging to my son Roddy Jr.
Prayers 🙏🙏 May the Lord Bring Peace and Comfort to your Family Amen.