James Lewis Hiel

1940 – 2020Hiel, James Pic

James Lewis Hiel, 79, passed away September 1. 2020. He was born December 13, 1940 in Waldron, AR to Jack and Virginia Harmon Hiel. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Teresa. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Judy: son, Bryan and wife, Cindy of Edmond; son, Kevin and wife, Lisa of Jones; grandchildren; Jack (Bryan), Colin (Kevin), and Gideon (Bryan); brother, Jereld and wife, Marjorie; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Jim loved the Lord and served as a deacon at First Southern Baptist Church of Arcadia. Jim retired from electrical engineering in 1955 spending most of his career with Tinker AFB and the Federal Aviation Administration. He loved spending time on his farm and with his family – especially his grandchildren who called him “PAPA.”

A public visitation will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020 at Matthews Funeral Home from 1:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Funeral services will be held graveside Saturday, September 5th at 2:00 P.M. at Arcadia I.O.O.F cemetery where he will be interred.

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  1. My mother Linda Pruyne (June Rogers sister), and myself Jennifer Decker (June Rogers niece) would like to send our sincerest condolences to all of the Hiel family. May God Bless & Keep you all during your time of grieving and sorrow.

  2. I AM PAYING RESPECTS TO THE HIEL FAMLEY, DURING THERE LOSS OF MR JIM HIEL, WHOM IS MY NIECE LISA HIEL DAUGHTER INLAW, AND KEVIN HIEL SON OF MR JIM HIEL, WITH MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCE, MAY THEY HAVE PIECE IN THERE LOSS OF THE BELOVED FAMILY MEMBER, MAY THE LORD SHINE DOWN ON YOU IN THESE TROUBLED WATERS, AND PLACE SUN TO YOUR FACE, AND THE WIND TO YOUR BACK, WHERE YOU CAN SAIL ALONG LIFES JOURNEY WITH THE LORD IN
    YOUR HEART

    RESPECTUFLEY

    JOHN WILLIAM TAPLEY JR.

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