James Elmore Corder
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James Elmore Corder
  • September 27, 1931 - December 31, 2017
  • Kennard, Texas

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Graveside services for James E. Corder, 86, of Kennard, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 in the Calvary Cemetery in Nogalus Prairie, with Richard Smiley officiating.
Mr. Corder was born September 27, 1931 in Port Arthur, Texas, the son of the late Ruth (Drewery) and Marvin Corder. He passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 in a Lufkin hospital.
Mr. Corder was a loving husband and brother. He was a District Manager for Southern Life & Health Insurance and received many awards from his position there. Mr. Corder proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He loved to fish and enjoyed working on his ranch and working his cows. He was one of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Survivors include his wife, Harwelleen Corder; sister, Rose Marie Love and husband Don; brother, Randy Carl Corder; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Corder was preceded in death by his brothers, John Marvin Corder and Bobby Gene Corder.
Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com
Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.