James Hartin, 51, of Purdy, passed away in his home on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. He was born on March 21, 1964, in Aurora, son of Richard and Kathryn (Pilant) Hartin. After the passing of his parents at the age of 7, he was raised by his Aunt Gina and Uncle Bud. On July 8, 2005, he was united in marriage to Sheryl Brown in Eureka Springs, Ark. He worked in the construction business for many years.
Survivors include: his wife Sheryl Hartin, of Purdy; step-son, Brent Kerfoot, of Exeter; and one grandson.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.