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James Mathis, Jr.

November 10, 1945 January 4, 2019
James Mathis, Jr.
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Obituary for James Mathis, Jr.

A funeral service for James F. Mathis, Jr. age 73, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 10 o’clock in the morning Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville. Rev. Don Harvey and Nathan McBride will officiate. Mr. Mathis will be laid to rest at Earle’s Chapel Cemetery in Jacksonville.
He passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 in Jacksonville.
James was born November 10, 1945 in Houston, Texas.
He volunteered with the Waller Fire Department in Hempstead and with EMS. James worked for 25+ years with American Machine and Welding and retired from Bettis Corp. He was a member of Cove Springs Community Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, James F. Mathis, Sr.; mother, Helen Brinkmeyer; stepfather, Eddie Brinkmeyer; son, James Coby Mathis and great-grandson, Trenton Mathis.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Carolyn Mathis of Jacksonville; his beloved daughters, Tina Cook and husband Greg of Tulsa, OK, Gina Theiss of Hempstead, TX, Stephanie Mathis and husband Domingo Rangel of Hempstead, Angela Simpson of Baytown and Brittany Rodriguez and husband Paul of Jacksonville. His sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Charles Staudmiester of Hempstead and brother, John Mathis of Hempstead. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Shawn Gatlin, John Simpson, Lee Simpson, CJ Theiss, Jeremy Theiss, Paul Rodriguez, Brian Mathis and James Theiss.
Visitation will begin on Monday, January 7, 2019 and friends are cordially invited to visit with James’ family from 5 to 7 o’clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Rather than customary condolences, memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75701.


Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

7

Jan

5:00 PM 1/7/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/7/2019 7:00:00 PM
Autry Funeral Home - Jacksonville

1025 Southeast Loop 456
Jacksonville, TX 75766

Autry Funeral Home - Jacksonville
1025 Southeast Loop 456 Jacksonville 75766 TX
United States

Service

Tuesday

8

Jan

10:00 AM 1/8/2019 10:00:00 AM
Autry Funeral Home - Jacksonville

1025 Southeast Loop 456
Jacksonville, TX 75766

Autry Funeral Home - Jacksonville
1025 Southeast Loop 456 Jacksonville 75766 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Earle's Chapel Cemetery Final Resting Place

CR 3221
Jacksonville, TX 75766

CR 3221 Jacksonville 75766 TX
United States
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