James ""Steven"" Longshore

Memorial services for James "Steven" Longshore, 66, Whitehouse, are scheduled for 2 Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Landmark Baptist Church with Dr. Mike Daniels Sr. officiating.
Mr. Longshore passed away on Sept. 15, 2013, at his home.
James Steven Longshore was born Feb. 2, 1947, in Hunt County to the late Raymond Lee Longshore Sr. and Elizabeth Mae Bundren Longshore. He served in the U.S. Air Force as an operation specialist during the Vietnam War. His medals include the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with three bronze service stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor and two Oak Leaf Clusters and Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm. He worked as a master carpenter and was an artist and musician.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Otis and Leanora Longshore, and maternal grandparents, James and Lula Bundren.
Survivors include his wife, Nadara Tennison Stamps Longshore, Whitehouse; son, Lakota Steven Bentz; stepchildren, Shaun Stamps and wife Joanna, Shannon Goodson and husband Mike, and Donovan Shea Stamps; best friend, Joe Burden; brother, Raymond Lee Longshore Jr. and wife Carolyn; stepgrandchildren, Shawn-Mark Deems, Caylee Reid and husband Jordan, Kristen Goodson, Tori Goodson, Emma Stamps and Brayden Goodson; and stepgrandchild, Peyten Lane Lennon; nieces, Ginny, Leanne and Liz; and nephews, Buck and Craig.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Longshore Jr., Joe Burden, John F. Kennedy, Shaun Stamps, Donovan Shea Stamps and Shawn-Mark Deems.
If desired, memorials may be made to Disabled Veterans, Paralyzed Veterans or POW/MIA.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Sept. 20, 2013