OBITUARY

James A Murehead

January 10, 1937February 16, 2021
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James Murehead, 84, received his Angels wings on February 16, 2021. He was born on January 10, 1937 to Lois and Earl Murehead.

He attended Wichita Falls Senior High School. He was captain of the golf team and graduated in 1955. He also participated in boxing at the Wichita Falls Boys Club.

He won the Golden Glove in the novice division three times.

He worked 37 years at Texas Electric Service Company.

He was an avid golfer. He was a caddy at the Wichita Falls Country Club where his passion for golf began. He was a member of the Men’s Wichita Falls Golf Association. He worked on the Texas-Oklahoma Junior Golf Tournament for many years and is a Hall of Fame member.

He married Carolyn Sue Hale in 1958 and enjoyed 63 years of marriage. They had three daughters, Cynthia Lynn Bills, Renae Young, husband Brad Ernest, and Carol Todd, husband Joe. Brother Tom Murehead and wife Betty, sisters Thelma Hutchenson and Debbie Wiswell and husband Hershel.

He is also survived by Grandchildren, Eric Young, Brandy Garcia, Mindy Ross, Ryan Todd, Ross Todd and Hannah Todd and Payton Ernest and Great-grandchildren Nick, Colby and Andrew Garcia and Maddison and Maddox Cusenbary.

He is preceded in death by his parents and grandson Kyle Young.

Services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 23, at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Funeral Home. The family will receive visitors in the gathering room following the service.

The family suggest memorials be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Tx.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Anita Hale

February 20, 2021

Dear Sweet Sister Sue and Family - my heart hurts for you all as you mourn the loss of your sweet husband and father. He had so much love for all of you and would give the shirt off his back to help anyone. I pray you lean on our Heavenly Father for comfort and strength and know that your extended family and friends love you all dearly. Will be there on Tuesday God willing and no more snow storms. Big hugs - Anita in Denton, TX

Pamela Thom Barry

February 20, 2021

Our family were saddened to hear that James passed. Your entire family has been close with ours, before us(all the kids) were even thought of. It is amazing the friendship that endured a lifetime and continues to endure.
Sue and family....you are forever in our hearts and in our prayers. Reach out if you need anything!
Sincerely,
Ginger, The Thom Family, Darryl and Pamela Barry

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