James “Bobby” Wesley Burchell, age 81, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020.
Bobby was born on July 12, 1939, in Casey County, Kentucky, the son of Ronald Burchell and Retha Stafford Burchell. He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Anna Mae Burchell; one daughter, Kathy Louise Burchell; sister, Mary Louise Burchell; and one great-granddaughter, Rali K. Shelton.
He is the former owner of Quick City Oil and Lube. Bobby was also a thoroughbred horse trainer. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Karen Arnett Burchell of Hot Springs; three sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Peggy Burchell of Lexington, Kentucky; Greg and Beth Burchell of South Carolina; and Jacob and Niki Burchell of Ohio; his two daughters, Teresa Burchell of Lexington, Kentucky; and Kara Burchill of Hot Springs; four grandchildren, Clayton, Faith, Chad, and Zac; five great-grandchildren, Carter, Livia, Ryland, Maxwell, and Maesyn; his brother, Garnett Burchell of Georgetown, Kentucky; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and a host of wonderful friends.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home and Crematory, Hot Springs.
In lieu of flowers please make memorials in James Burchell’s name to Arkansas Hospice.
Guest registry at www.davis-smith.com.