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James Getty

February 10, 1963 — February 10, 2021

James Getty

James Paul Getty, age 58, of Arkadelphia, passed away Monday, November 1, 2021, in Salem, Alabama. He was born July 5, 1963, in Cadillac, MI.

James was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. His family was the most important part of his life. He had a heart of gold and made friends wherever he travelled. He will be missed my many.

James is survived by his wife of over 30 years, Crystal Getty; two sons, Nathan Getty (Faith) of Fountain, CO, Devin Eldridge of South Fulton, TN; daughter, Cassey Shehane of Arkadelphia; father, Gerald Getty; sisters, Pam Kay of MI, Kim Hiltz, IN and 6 grandchildren, Tyler, Lauryn, Malik, Myles, DeAndra and Holden.

Memorial service will be 12:00 PM, Monday, November 15, 2021, at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home, Arkadelphia.

The Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home, 517 Clay St., Arkadelphia, is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave a condolence or sign the guestbook, please visit our website at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Getty, please visit our flower store.

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