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Jim Lee Dwyer

January 16, 1953 ~ April 12, 2022 (age 69)


James (Jim) Lee Dwyer, age 69, of Kensett, AR, formerly of Carroll County, passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.  He was born January 16, 1953, in Pekin, IL son of James and Betty (Pherigo) Dwyer Hasty.

Jim graduated from high school and joined the U.S. Army in 1971, where he served for 3 years.  He began his Law Enforcement Career in 1975 and was a 38-year veteran of the force.  His employment began in Berryville, on April 23, 1975.  He also worked the following: Green Forest Police Department (Chief of Police), Carroll County Sheriff’s Office (Deputy), and Kensett Police Department (Officer and Chief of Police).  After retiring from Law Enforcement, he enjoyed staying busy in his neighborhood.  Jim liked mowing yards and assisting with whatever needed repairing or fixed.

He leaves behind one son, Keith Lee Dwyer, and wife Kelly; four granddaughters, Reagan, Abby Jo, Macie and Katie of Berryville; sister, Tammy Bohannan; brothers, Chet and Terry Dwyer; niece, Tonya McMahan and husband Josh; nephew Mike Dwyer and wife Shelby; close friends, David Hatfield and chief John Pollard, as well as close friends that became family at Kensett, and a number of family and loved ones in Illinois and Carroll County.

Jim is preceded in death by his parents James Dwyer and Betty Hasty; stepfather, Frank Hasty; sister, Marge Smith, and brother-in-law Bo Bohannan.

Celebration Memorial will be 10:00 AM Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Smith Family Funeral Home in Green Forest.

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Memorial Service
April 21, 2022

10:00 AM
Smith Family Funeral Home
609 W. Main
Green Forest, AR 72638

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