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Jack Dempsey "J. D." "Dempsey" Edgar

Male 1919 - 2002  (83 years)


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  • Name Jack Dempsey "J. D." "Dempsey" Edgar  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Nickname J. D. 
    Born 15 Jan 1919  Remling, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Apr 2002  Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Yellowpine, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • The Sabine County Reporter
      April 10, 2002, Page 13

      J. D. "Dempsey" Edgar

      J. D. "Dempsey" Edgar, 83, of Hemphill died at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2002, at his residence.

      He was born Jan. 15, 1919, in the Remling community as a son of the late Gertrude Edith (Ener) and William Tilmon Edgar and was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II. Edgar, a retired sales manager from the lumber industry, had lived in Hemphill for the past 29 years, moving from Bon Wier. He was a member of Hemphill's First Baptist Church.

      Survivors: wife, Letitia Edgar of Hemphill; sons, George D. Edgar of Hemphill, Jack William Edgar of El Paso, and Wayne Smith of Midlothian; daughters, Ruth Ann Walker of El Paso and Letitia Ann Brittain of Dallas, brothers, W. Tim Edgar of Beaumont, Truitt Edgar of Vidor, and Tommy Edgar of Lumberton; a sister, Billie Jean Veal of Kountze; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

      Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the chapel of Starr Funeral Home Inc. at Hemphill with Bro. Bob Guin, Bro. Fred Raney and Bro. Buddy Pratt officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Sabine County.

      Memorials may be made to Lakes Areas Hospice at 254 Ethel Street, Jasper, TX 75951.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, March 2010)
    Person ID I35036  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father William Tilman "Tim" Edgar, Sr.,   b. 29 Jun 1895, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1940, Tyler County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Gertrude Edith Ener,   b. Abt 1897, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1914  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F10983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Georgia Alline Jordan,   b. 21 Nov 1922, Kountze, Hardin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1968, Woodville, Tyler County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married Bef 1939 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F10982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Letitia Emadine Skinnell,   b. 18 Sep 1923, Marshall, Harrison County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 2010, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1976  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F10980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1919 - Remling, Jasper County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Feb 1976 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Apr 2002 - Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), February 17, 2010, Page 11 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Texas, Tyler County, JP 2 Enumerated April 8 an d9, 1930 ED 229-3 SD 19 Seeht 2A Stamped 178 40-40 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    4. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), April 10, 2002, Page 13 (Reliability: 3).