YOAKUM: James Lee Whitford, age 60, passed away Friday, May 6, 2022. He was born December 15, 1961 in Deerfield, Florida to Eva Parnell.
He was a carpenter. He enjoyed fishing, especially with his grandchildren on his boat, listening to classic rock and country music and shooting pool.
Survivors: father, Edward Eddy; daughter, Robin Chomout of Yoakum; sons, James Whitford of Francitas, Texas, Brian Whitford of Big Spring, Texas and Joseph Whitford of Yoakum; 5 grandchildren; sisters, Donna Migl and Carol Gambrel; brother, Jon Whitford; nephew, Nolan Rosales.
Preceded in death by: mother; wife, Pamela Whitford; brothers, Curtis Whitford and Bobby Barnet.
Memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Yoakum Food Pantry.
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home 361-293-5656.