Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

James Stovall
October 21, 2017
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Services for James C. Stovall, 95, of Bryan, Texas, formerly of Kilgore will be 10:00 am, Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Rader Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Gordon Blackman, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Minden, Texas. Mr. Stovall died Saturday, October 21, 2017 in Bryan, Texas.

James was born June 16, 1922 in Minden, Texas. He graduated from Minden High School before enlisting in the US Navy during WWII where he was stationed in the Pacific Islands on the USS Waterman. After the war he moved to Kilgore and graduated from Kilgore College. Mr. Stovall went to work for the Laird Insurance Agency right out of college. He and his partners Maurice Adams and J. B. Downs purchased Laird Insurance Agency and operated it for many years. James sold the agency in July of 1993. Mr. Stovall was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church of Kilgore where he was an Elder. He was also active in the Kilgore Lions Club for many years. Mr. Stovall loved the outdoors and traveled all over the world as a big game hunter. James enjoyed spending time with his family especially at their Caddo Lake House.

Mr. Stovall is survived by his daughter, Sally White and husband Larry of Bryan, Texas; his grandson, Justin White and his wife Leiha of Bryan; a great grandson, Kyle White of Bryan; a niece, Debbie Gamble of Longview; great niece, Melanie McMahon and husband Jimmy of White Oak; great nephew, Jay Gamble of Fort Worth; great-great nieces, Merritt and Mason McMahon of White Oak.

The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore Wednesday evening between 5:00 6:00 pm.

Memorial contribution may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1216 Kilgore, Texas 75663.

Please leave online tributes for the family at www.raderfuneralhome.com

James Stovall
October 21, 2017
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
5pm - 6pm
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Funeral Services
Chapel at Rader Funeral Home
401 N. Martin St.
Kilgore, TX  75662
Thursday, October 26, 2017
10 am
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Maple Grove Cemetery
CR 3141D
Minden, TX  75680
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First Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 1216
Kilgore, TX 75663




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