LONE OAK Graveside service for James Richard Utterback, 85, of Lone Oak is scheduled for 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at Lone Oak City Cemetery with Pastor Sue Gross officiating. Bartley's Lone Oak Funeral Home is in charge.
Mr. Utterback passed away Oct. 19, 2017, in Greenville.
He was born Nov. 11, 1931, in Hannibal, Mo., to the late John and Helen Earlene Richards Utterback. He was a truck driver and had driven in 48 states. He served in the Army during the Korean War and was injured in Korea. James lived in Lone Oak for 29 years and was a member of the North Texas Antique Tractor Club, the Gold Circle of Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Lone Oak United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his sons, James Kelly and wife Loretta Utterback of Knoxville, Iowa, Kevin and wife Barbara Lindeman of Quinlan, Steven and wife Carla Lindeman of Lansing, Mich., and Perry Lindeman of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; daughters Debra Hempy of Des Moines, Iowa, Sherry and husband Craig Welch of Moreno Valley, Calif., and Linda Kelly and husband Ken Ashby of Dallas; sister Mary Hogue of Prescott, Iowa; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 49 years, Beverly Jean Utterback; daughter Linda; and son Marshall Lindeman.
Published on October 20, 2017