Mr. Jimmy Milligan, of Newport, Arkansas, departed this life on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the age of 54. He was born July 16, 1959 in Newport, the son of James and Hazel Sharline (Hawk) Milligan.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Sharline (Hawk) Milligan; his sister, Jamie Lynn Milligan; a step-brother, Tim Milligan; and his aunt and uncle, Evelyn (Hawk) and Bob King.

He is survived by his father, James Milligan of Illinois; a step-brother, Todd Milligan; Jennifer Milligan Richardson and Betty Owen; his uncles, Doc Hawk of Newport, Bo Hawk of North Little Rock, and Bill Hawk of Texarkana; and a lifetime of friends.

Friends visited at the funeral home Tuesday, April 15, from 6-8 p.m.  

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Wednesday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment followed in Swifton Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Jimmy Milligan Fund c/o Merchants and Planters Bank in Newport.

Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.