James Water Honey, 87, of Waco, passed away on May 6, 2018. Graveside services will be, Monday, May 14, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Lone Oak Cemetery, 338 Lone Oak Cemetery Road, Mart, Texas 76664.
James was born November 27, 1930 to Nora Dell Worrell and Thomas Dall Honey at home in Elk, Texas. He was last married October 10, 1975 and will be laid to rest beside Irene E. Steed Honey.
He was born and lived most of his lifetime in the Waco area. He was drafted and served in the United States Army from May 18, 1955 - May 17, 1957. He worked and retired from Cameron Mills, Waco, Texas. He enjoyed fishing and had several family fish-fry parties. After retirement he enjoyed creating wood crafts for family and friends.
He is the oldest child and is preceded in death by his parents, Nora and Thomas Honey; sister, Emma Irene Honey Hardy; brother, Alton Honey; half-brother Jerry Jenkins and son, Thomas Ray Honey.
James is survived by his brother, Eldon R. Honey; son, James A. Honey Hayes, daughters, Ann Watson and Pill Greeson; sister-in-laws, Joyce Honey and Shirley Jenkins with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.