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Jimmy David Knighten

Jimmy David Knighten, age 65, of Mena, Arkansas, died on Monday, October 4, 2021, at his home. He was born on Tuesday, February 28, 1956, to David and Virginia Knighten in Frederick, Oklahoma.

Jimmy attended Tahlequah Northeastern State College where he was remembered as a talented tennis player and joined a fraternity where he made many lifelong friends. He loved sports of all kinds but particularly baseball and was a collector of all sorts of sports memorabilia. In his youth, Jimmy enjoyed riding his motorcycle with his friends any chance he was given. Jimmy was a good friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Wayne Schulte of Greenwood, Arkansas, and a host of other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Mena, Arkansas. Cremation Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home.

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