SCOBEY — James Robert Womble, 85, of Scobey, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service with Rev. Rickey Harris officiating. Private burial will follow in the Wade Family Cemetery near Mr. Womble’s home at Scobey. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service Tuesday at McKibben and Guinn.
He was born October 26, 1934 in Lambert to Robert “Johnny” and Hazel Ward Womble. He was a retired farmer and had also worked for many years at Heatcraft in Grenada. J.R. was a member of Tillatoba Baptist Church and had honorably served our country in the US Army. An avid outdoorsman, he always enjoyed fishing and quail hunting.
Survivors include three brothers, Fred Womble and his wife, Sue of Batesville, Charlie Womble and his wife, Pam of Lebanon, Tenn. and John Womble and his wife, Brenda of Hernando; and six nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be directed to the Tillatoba Baptist Church or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckibbenandguinn.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to McKibben and Guinn Funeral Service in Grenada.