GOLDTHWAITE Funeral services for James Muse, 63, of Goldthwaite will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home. Burial will be in Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

He died Saturday, May 19, 2007, at his home.

He was born Sept. 7, 1943, in Hamilton to Aubrey and Violet Fuqua. He was married to Priscilla Ann Hagan on Jan. 27, 1961, in Brawley, Calif. He moved to Goldthwaite from Waco in 1970. He was a Methodist, and was a rancher and truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Priscilla Muse of Goldthwaite; four children, Lydia McCarty of Colorado Springs, Colo., Susie Strickland of Des Plaines, Ill., Laura Dooley of Round Rock and Leslie Jackson of McKinney; one sister, Mary Geeslin of Goldthwaite; one brother, Robert Muse of Bellevue, Neb.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.