Funeral services for Jimmy Norris Springer, age 72, of Sulphur Springs will be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home, with Bro. Bruce Bailey officiating. Military graveside service will follow at Shooks Chapel Cemetery with Jim Hanselka, Jerry Wilhite, John Wilder, Jimmy Conners, Rick Orr, Chad Jones and John David Cooksey serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held Friday, September 16, 2016 at 6-8 p.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Mr. Springer passed away Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at his residence. He was born July 9, 1944 in Sulphur Springs, the son of Howard Paul and Olcie Etta (Scott) Springer. He married Rosemary Boone, on June 19, 1995 in Dogwood City, Texas. Jimmy served in the U.S. Navy, having served in Vietnam. He was a retired glass glazier and a member of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife; daughters, Julie Ann Misener and husband Rocky, of Rio Vista; Jeannie Robinson and husband Mark, of Sulphur Springs; Chistie Yanez and husband Gabriel, of Abilene; and Sherrie Cooksey, of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren, Jason Springer, Holli Bomar, Shelbi Misener, Vincent Yarbrough; great-grandchildren, Lane and Katelynn Bomar; and sisters, Choyce Thomas and Aliece Hanselka, both of Sulphur Springs.
He is preceded in death by one son, Jeffery Norris Springer; daughter, Jennifer Yarbrough; his parents; two brothers, Larry Paul Springer and Steve Reon Springer; and his sister, Donna Wilhite.