James B. Stoker

January 5, 1936December 1, 2018

James B. Stoker of Little Rock, Arkansas went to his heavenly home on December 1, 2018. He was born January 5, 1936 in Winona, Mississippi and is preceded in death by his wife, Mary D. Stoker, of 50 plus years and his parents Martin P. Stoker and Katherine B. Stoker. Mr. Stoker is survived by his two sons, Brian and Dean (Dosy) and three grandchildren, Whitney, Autumn and Brianna. He was a devoted attendant of Ironton Baptist Church for many years. He was a wonderful father, husband, and friend. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and time spent with family and friends, but most of all he cherished his tenure as executive vice president at Southern Farmers Association for over 50 years.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 9:00 am followed by funeral services at 10:00 am at Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home, 5800 West 12th Street in Little Rock. Burial will follow at Ironton Cemetery in Little Rock with Dr. Sidney Thompson officiating.


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  • Mark McGinness
  • Greg Perry
  • Matt Kemp
  • Earl Younger
  • David Anderson
  • Ace Barnes
  • Matthew McGinness


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 5, 2018

James B. Stoker

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Chuck Baker

December 4, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Stoker’s family.

Mr. Stoker was my former boss, my mentor and, most important to me, my friend. James made it a point to check up on me regularly over these past 20 years, I’m honored that he thought so well of me.