Funeral service for James E. Luckett, 72, of Emory are at 10 a.m. today at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory with Mike McNair officiating. Burial will follow in Smyrna Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Randy Barker, Bryan Luckett, Tony Boyer, Tommy Boyer, Nolan House, and Bernard Robinson. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Greenville Fire Department and the Emory Livestock Commission.
James was born April 2, 1941, in Dallas to Clifford Clyde and Eura Mae Barker Luckett. He married Mary Helen Spencer in Point on Aug.13, 1961. James retired from the Greenville Fire Department in 1987.
Survivors are his wife, Mary Helen Luckett; daughters Pam Fenter and husband Danny of Celina and Carla Bradshaw and husband Paul of Winnsboro; a sister, Judy Cooke of Emory; sister-in-law Barbara Jean Luckett of Mesquite; grandchildren Ashley Ferrell, Colby Fenter, Chelsey Fenter, Morgan McAree, and Katelyn Tyler; great-grandchildren Dylan Fenter and Colton Ferrell; numerous other loving family and a host of friends
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Joe Pat Luckett and L.B. Luckett; and two sisters, Bobbie Beliew and Patricia Easley.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Smyrna Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 563, Emory, 75440.
Online condolences may be made at www.wilsonorwoskyfuneralhome.com