Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home

4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR


Richard Louis Mayes Jr.

September 19, 1974December 31, 2019

Richard L. Mayes, Jr., 45, of Alma, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at his home. He was a Food Delivery Driver for Waitr.

He is survived by his parents, Jackie and Richard Mayes, Sr. of Alma; two sisters, Georgia Gaudette of Beech Bluff, Tennessee, and Dora Holmes of Fort Smith; a brother, Jason Mayes of Mulberry; and several nieces and nephews.

Richard is being cremated under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

No services are scheduled at this time.


Richard Louis Mayes Jr.

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Mandy Webb

January 3, 2020

Rick was a gental soul, kind, loving, and honest person and above all a jokester he loved making people smile and laugh. He was easy to talk to about anything and he never judge anyone. I love and miss you Rick. You are and will be grately missed. Love always and forever Mandy.

Jayne Perkins

January 2, 2020

I worked with Rick and meet him a couple of times. The last time I seen him I asked how his Dad was doing. I will miss not seeing him. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Brian Gambo

January 2, 2020

Rick was a Good Friend. Honest, Kind and Caring Man. Rick as well as the rest of the Family are always in are Hearts and Prayers.
We will miss you. Please continue to watch over everyone from Above. May you be at Peace.
Love Always,
Gambo Family

Jacqueline Rice

January 2, 2020

My son was one of the best you'd ever meet. He would come in my room every night to say goodnight to me. He'd come in every morning and talk to me before he headed to work. He was my go to person when I needed something and I miss him so much right now. Rick you were the best. Fly high my son.

Georgia Gaudette

January 2, 2020

Rick was the kindest soul you'd ever meet. He was always there for you. He always made sure you were either laughing or had a smile on your face. He was my brother and the best friend you could ask for. We love you and we miss you Rick!!!!

Dora Holmes

January 2, 2020

Rick was always the kind of person who would be there for you and never ask for anything in return. He was a kind and gentle soul. He was my brother and my best friend. I love and miss him deeply!!