Funeral was Nov. 13 at Grace Fellowship Church in Paradise with Rick Cooper officiating. Burial followed in East Bridgeport Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Terry Carlton, Bill Johnson, Greg Jones, Pablo Rivas, Pat Schmidt, Doug Bridwell and Don Younger. Honorary pallbearers were David Moore, Mitch Fedric, Frans Cox, Bobby Brazier, Mike Richardson and David Garrison.
J.R. was born Jan. 20, 1948, in Calexico, Calif., to Merle (Lee) and Marvin Eubanks. He was a self-employed safety specialist who had retired from Devon Energy. J.R. was a graduate of Bridgeport High School and Texas Christian University. He enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening and sports. He was a member of Grace Fellowship Church.
J.R. is survived by his wife of 42 years, Saundra; son Chad Eubanks and wife, Shea, of Bridgeport; daughter Tracy Eubanks of Plano; his mother, Merle, of Bridgeport; brothers Don Eubanks of Chico and John Hedges of Glendale, Ariz.; sisters LaDonna Huggins of San Marcos and Trenna Moseley of Bridgeport; and grandchildren Zach, Ava and Preston Eubanks, all of Bridgeport.
He was preceded in death by his father and his granddaughter, Hannah Eubanks.