A graveside service for James B. Durkop, 73, of Thrall, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4 at Eastlawn Memorial Park in Early.

He died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 at his home in Thrall.

He was born in Clinton, Iowa on Nov. 5, 1944 to the Rev. Luther Durkop and Jeanette Durkop.

Survivors include his sister Michele Hander of Thrall; brothers, Luther Durkop and wife Peggy of New Braunfels, and George Durkop and wife Rhonda of Brownwood; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his nephews, Alexander Durkop and Ryan Borgia.