James Wylie "Jim" Wingate, 73, of Cabot died Tuesday, June 26, 2012. He was born April 18, 1939.

He graduated from Cabot High School in 1957. He excelled in football, was All-State in track, was president of State Square Dancing Association and a member of the Arkansas Air National Guard Reserve.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Pauline Wingate; a daughter, Sheila Kim Barker and husband Kevin of Cabot; a son, James "Bud" Wingateof Cabot; two grandchildren; three sisters, Barbara Dodson, Patsy Ray and Erma Veir; and a brother, Charlie Wingate.

A graveside service was held Friday June 29, 2012, at Sumner Cemetery.

The family requests donations be made to the Red Cross or the American Cancer Society.

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