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James Lee Tesch

James Lee Tesch, age 62, of Conway, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville, Arkansas. He was born June 14, 1959 in Davenport, Iowa. He was the son of the late Reuben Tesch and Bernece (Reid) Tesch.

Mr. Tesch received his BA from the University of Central Arkansas, and his MS from Arkansas State University. He worked for Acxiom for many years and was presenting working for Southwest Power Pool in Little Rock.
He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Thomas Devin. Mr. Tesch is survived by his sister, Jewel Devin of Conway, Arkansas; his nephew, Michael Devin of Concord, California; a special Aunt, Juanita Reid of Las Vegas, Nevada; numerous Tesch cousins; and two long time best friends.
Memorials may be made to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Services or to National Public Radio.
Cremation arrangements by Russellville Family Funeral Home. Private internment at a later date at Woodland Memorial Park in Edgemont, Arkansas.
He was always good for ten boxes of Girl Scout cookies, two Angel Tree purchases, and free computer help.


I'm very sorry to hear the news about Jim. I worked with him at Acxiom a long time ago. I enjoyed his company then and his quirky sense of humor. He was nice guy. RIP Jim.

Carroll Hyatt Dec 30 2021 9:05 PM

A very nice tribute to Jim. So sad to lose him so young.

John and Debbie Tesch Dec 28 2021 6:02 PM

This is a beautifully-written tribute to our smart and witty cousin.

Gary and Jeanne Tesch Dec 28 2021 5:09 PM

I worked with Jim many years ago at Acxiom and remember him having a great personality and being kind to everyone. He will be missed. His family and friends will be in my prayers.

Kim (Rickard) Tate Dec 27 2021 11:49 PM