James Sidney LaCour Jr., 89, of Greenville passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016 at Legend Healthcare and Rehabilitation. Memorial Service is scheduled for 2:00pm Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Plymoth Park United Methodist Church in Irving, TX with Dr. Bill LaBarr officiating. Peters Funeral Home in Greenville is handling the arrangements.
James was born November 1, 1926 in Zimmerman, LA to James Sidney LaCour Sr. and Lucy Pace LaCour. He proudly served his country during WWII in the US Army. He worked diligently as a mechanic, and enjoyed helping where he could. After retireing from the automotive industy he worked at AutoZone and continued to spread smiles to all his customers.
Those left to cherish his memory are his daughters Barbara LaCour of Paris, Patricia LaCour of Hemphill, Glenda LaCour and Scott Goodman of Reno, Brenda Cupples and husband Bill of Sulphur, OK, and Jamie Newell and husband Jim of Cripple Creek, CO; daughter-in-law Bena LaCour of Waxhaw, NC; 20 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; sister Martile Hawkins of Murphy; brothers Leabert LaCour of Buffalo, and Tim LaCour of Mansfield; numerous nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his parents; son Stephen LaCour; brothers Steve LaCour, and Alfred LaCour; sisters Lucy Virginia (Che Che) Yates, and Madeline Herring.