John Hambright
John Hambright
  • September 30, 1931 - December 23, 2016
  • Arthur City, Texas

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John Wesley Hambright, 85, of Arthur City, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016, at his home.

Services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27th at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Gordon officiating. Burial will follow in East Delta Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the East Delta Community Center following the service.

Mr. Hambright, the son of John Bennett & Minnie Elizabeth Jones Hambright, was born Sept. 30, 1931, in Santa Anna, Texas.

He served our country in the United States Air Force from 1950-1954. His career as a machinist spanned a number of years with most of those years spent with Long Horn Gasket in Dallas.

Mr. Hambright was a member of Johntown Bible Mission.

He was preceded in death by his parents and all his siblings.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Akard Hambright, whom he married on Jan. 5, 1957, building 59 years of family and memories, three children; Jeanne Self & husband David of Paris, Stephen Hambright & Scott Hambright both of Arthur City, three grandchildren; Krystal Gordon & husband Jeff, David Self, Jr. & wife Jennifer and Mark Self all of Missouri, three great grandchildren, Jacob Gordon, Juliana Gordon and Jonathan Gordon all of Missouri, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Casket bearers will be: Jeff Akard, David Akard, Mark Self, David Self, Jr., Aaron Romero, and Danny Fulton.