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John David Lochala, Jr.

January 8, 1970 ~ February 5, 2019 (age 49)

John David Lochala, Jr., 49, of Hot Springs, died Tuesday, February 5, 2019, after struggling with complicated medical issues for the last few years.  Mr. Lochala was a native of Crossett, a resident of Hot Springs for the past year, a former resident of Little Rock for many years and a former resident of Shirley and Hamburg.  Mr. Lochala graduated from Shirley High School and the University of the Ozarks.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Elanda Archer Stinson; his grandparents, William James “Dub” and Shirley Cummings Lochala and Ray and Bobbie King Archer and an uncle, Bo Bowen.

He is survived by his father and step-mother, John David Lochala, Sr., and wife, Sandi, of Duncanville, Texas; his sister, Tammi Sheppeard of Bedford, Texas; his brother, Michael Richards and wife, Amy Jo, of Fairfield Bay; an aunt, Lynell Bowen of Pine Bluff; his nieces Sonny Richards, Chloe Richards, Isabel Richards; his nephews, Joshua Sheppeard, Garrett Coker, and Noah Richards; his cousins, Candi Bowen and Kerry Bowen and a host of college classmates.

Private burial was in the family plot in the Hamburg Cemetery. 

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