Danny Lynn Sheeks

July 5, 1958 ~ January 22, 2020 (age 61)


Danny Lynn Sheeks, 61, of Stuttgart, passed away January 22, 2020. Born in England, Arkansas to Wayne and Lillie Rose Sheeks, he was a 1976 graduate of Watson Chapel High School. He started in the restaurant business when he was 14 years old. At age 16, he started working at Big Banjo Pizza in Pine Bluff, and went on to purchase his own Big Banjo Pizza location in Stuttgart in 1995 which he operated until 2019.

Danny loved bass fishing, his lifetime hobby, and was a member of the Stuttgart Bass Club. He was an animal lover who adopted and cared for many abandoned animals. But his greatest love was his wife and family.

He is survived by his wife, Harriett Scroggins Sheeks; children, Mandy St. John (Ronnie) of Star City, Garrett Sheeks and Bailey Simpson, both of Stuttgart; siblings, Marzy Ford of Sherrill; grandson, Tyler St. John of Star City; and a very special brother and sister in law, Jerry (Geraldine) Sheeks of Hot Springs. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Chevy St. John; siblings, Stella Forest, Alma Jean Massanelli, Wilma Morris, Teresa Vick, Jack Sheeks, Harry Beggs and Jimmy Beggs; and niece, Jennifer Sheeks. Numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be a gathering of family and friends on Saturday, February 8, from 2-4 p.m. at Yoder Community Center, 933 S. Yoder Rd., in Stuttgart. Join us as we remember and honor Danny.

Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501)224-2200. Danny's online guestbook may be signed at


FEB 8. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

Yoder Community Center
933 S. Yoder Rd
Stuttgart, AR

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