Mr. James D. "Jimmy" Dezelle was born October 7, 1919, in Leon County, Texas. He entered into rest at his residence in Hideaway, Texas, July 13, 2015, attaining the age of 95 years, 9 months and 6 days. Mr. Dezelle was a longtime resident of San Augustine, Texas.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of San Augustine. For many years he worked in the banking business at Commercial State Bank in San Augustine, beginning as cashier and was vice-president when he left the bank. He had also worked for Southern States Specialties in San Augustine.
He is survived by his daughter, Janis Robertson of Nacogdoches, Texas; son, James Harold DeZelle and wife, Rosemarie of Hideaway, Texas; grandchildren, Jeffrey Douglas Sullivan and wife, Tracy; Jason Dean Robertson and wife, Amanda; Jed "James Edgar" DeZelle and wife Bethany; Joseph Michael DeZelle and wife Haley; John Clay DeZelle and wife Jessica; great-grandchildren, John D. Sullivan; Jake Sullivan; Jeremy DeZelle; Ellie Sullivan; Dixie Leigh and John Davis Robertson; sister, Gladys Wilson of Katy Texas; brother-in-law, R.G. Dean and wife Ouida of Nacogdoches, Texas; Lifetime Family Friend, Weldon Beasley of San Augustine.
He was preceded in death by parents; wife of 64 1/2 years, LaVaughn DeZelle; 4 sisters; sons-in-law John Sullivan and Jack Robertson.
Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday July 16, 2015 at Liberty Hill Memorial Garden, 11:00 A.M. with Bro. Buddy Pratt officiating. Interment will follow services.