Jimmy Bost


GOULD — Jimmy R. “Jim” Bost, 77, of Gould, died Saturday, may 24, 2014 in Dumas.

He was born December 7, 1936 in England, Arkansas, son of Edgar L. and Viola Davidson Bost.

Mr. Bost was reared and received his early education in Wright, graduating from Plum Bayou High School.

He worked for Simmons First National Bank in Sherrill for 35 years, retiring as Assistant Vice President and Loan Officer in the Agriculture Division.

Mr. Bost was a member of First United Methodist Church in Dumas.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Ernestine O’Callaghan Bost, whom he married February 19, 1955 in England, Arkansas; two brothers, John A. Bost and Edgar L. Bost, both of Pine Bluff; and sister, Bessie Eskew of Missouri.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Dr. Tandy Hanson officiating. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery.

Mr. Bost will be in state Tuesday evening at Robinson’s. The family will be at their home in Gould.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Angels, 3801 Camden Road, Chapel Village 1, Suite 12, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603; or First United Methodist Church, 230 Court St, Dumas, Arkansas 71639.

Online register: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com