James Evetts, 75, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022 in Cleburne, Texas. He was the husband of Donita Evetts. They shared 52 years of marriage together.
Born in Gatesville, Texas, he was the son of Alford and Ruby Lee Evetts. He attended Gatesville High School. James was a diesel mechanic at Santa Fe Railroad for most of his life and also worked for Walls Industries in Cleburne.
James enjoyed building engines in his shop and racing cars, the louder and faster the better. He loved listening to oldies but goodies and visiting with friends. He was known as "Roho" and loved by all.
James is survived by his wife, Donita Evetts of Cleburne, daughters, Dana Glosup of Burleson, and Shanda Ward of Cleburne; son, Nathan Evetts and wife, Lynn of Cleburne; sister, Judy Rader and husband Bill of Gatesville; grandchildren; Alli Morton, Ian Glosup, Jordyn Ward, Kaden Ward, Kyler Ward, Ryan Evetts and Madilyn Evetts. He will also be missed by his beloved schnauzer, Roxi. James was preceded in death by his parents Alford and Ruby Lee Evetts, and son Richard Harold Evetts.
The graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M., on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Pidcoke Cemetery in Pidcoke, Texas. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8:00 P.M., Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Rosser Funeral Home.