Young's Funeral Directors
March 17, 2015
Jim Feazell, 86, of Monticello, AR., passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas. Jim was born November 30, 1928 in West Monroe, LA., to Fred and Ethel Day Feazell.
Jim was an independent film producer and writer. He brought notoriety to El Dorado in 1976 when he wrote, produced and directed the motion picture "Wheeler," which was filmed entirely in El Dorado and Union County. He also authored Feathers and The Lord's Share. Jim loved people in his quiet way and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother and sister. He is survived by his wife Sherry, of 43 years, of Monticello; sons Shane (Jodie) of El Dorado, Christian (Catherine) of Olive Branch, MS., and Michael and Steven of Pasadena, CA. and seven grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Fred Feazell Jr. of Temple, TX. four nieces and a nephew.
A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Smyrna Cemetery south of El Dorado under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children's Home, 222 W. Pope, Monticello, AR., 71655.
FEAZELL, Jim (James Feazell)
Born: November 30, 1928, Monroe, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Died: March 14, 2015, El Dorado, Arkansas, U.S.A.
Jim Feazell’s westerns – stuntman:
The Wild Bunch – 1969
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – 1969
The Undefeated – 1969
Chisum - 1970