Jim D. Waggoner

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Service Information
Niday-Fairmont Funeral Home
6777 Fairmont Pkwy
Pasadena, TX
Graveside service
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019
11:00 AM
Cathedral of the Pines Cemetery
7825 S Broadway
Tyler, TX
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Jim D. Waggoner, age 99, of Clear Lake City, TX passed away on December 3, 2018. Jim was born to Frank and Mary Waggoner on October 8, 1919 in Marlow, OK.

He married Betty Jean McDonald on September 7, 1940 and they lived together in Pasadena, TX until her death on November 8, 1982.

He married Mary Jo Bell on December 15, 1984 and they lived together in Tyler, TX until her death on March 5, 2000.

He leaves as his legacy, his daughters, Jennifer Luke and husband, Mike Luke of Clear Lake City, TX, Freda Waggoner of Spring, TX, Mary Killough of Portland, TX, and Step-Daughter, Sallie Warren and husband, Monnie Warren of Lindale, TX.

He leaves behinds his Grandchildren, Elizabeth Webb and husband, Wayne Webb; and Great Granddaughter, Julia Webb. Brandon Killough and his children, Trinity, Tristen, and Teagan Killough. Also, Step-Granddaughter, Kimberly Eikner and family and Step-Grandson Ben Bell and family.

Jim worked for Shell Oil Refiner in Deer Park, Texas for 42 years. He left Shell Oil for two years when he enlisted in the Army Air Force during World War II. He served his country until 1945. He then returned to Shell Refinery until he retired in 1983.

Jim's family will remember him as a truly good husband and father. We were so fortunate to have him for 99 years.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on January 12, 2019 at the Cathedral of the Pines Cemetery, 7825 S Broadway, Tyler, TX where his ashes will be buried next to his beloved wife, Betty Jean Waggoner. There will be a luncheon after the service from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at Traditions, 6205 S Broadway, Tyler, TX.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 11, 2019
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