Funeral for James William Parkman, 88, of Emory, is 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Lake Fork Baptist Church in Emory.
Burial will follow at Elm Cemetery under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Mr. Parkman died Thursday, April 11, 2013 in Sulphur Springs at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 8, 1924, in Floydada to Hubert Henry and Viola Victoria Luttrell Parkman.
J.W. and Eva Cate were married Aug. 29, 1947, in Grapevine. He retired from Lone Star Gas Co. in Dallas where he worked as a service supervisor.
He is survived by his wife, Eva Parkman of Emory; son James Parkman of Van Alsytne; daughters Linda Adams and husband, Ron, of Coppell, Vicki Lannom and husband, Billy, of Chico, and Betty Martin of Seagoville; grandchildren Wayne Parkman, Dusty Parkman, Austin Adams, Andrew Adams, Aspen Adams, Neil Sears, Chasity Martin and Justin Martin; great-grandchildren Sheldon, Shelby, Ty, Ainsley, Landon and two more due in October; and numerous other loving family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and son-in-law Jimmy Martin.