James W. Honea, 84, of Waxahachie passed away Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie. He was born July 14, 1927, in Frost, Texas, to Walter and Ruby Honea. James was a loving husband and father. He retired from General Dynamics at the age of 55. He was an Air Force veteran having served in the South Pacific during World War II and Korea. He was a member of Farley Street Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Honea of Carrollton, Texas; his companion, Alicia Keenom of Waxahachie; two brothers, Robert Honea and Maurice Honea, both of Lewisville; and special friends and caretakers, Robert Keenom, Hayleah Keenom and Sylvia Reyes. 

James was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Honea; and one brother, Arnold Honea.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, in the chapel of Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.

www.bozemitchellmckibbin.com.