Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


July 1, 2014

Don L. Dacus

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Don L. Dacus, age 83, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Central Baptist Church in Jacksonville with Rev. Dr. Darin Wood and Rev. Steve Edwards officiating.

Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

Mr. Dacus passed away Monday, June 30, 2014, in Jacksonville.

He was born June 6, 1931, in Grice, TX.

Don was a member of Central Baptist Church of Jackson-ville and a member of the Goodfellows Sunday School class of Central Baptist Church.

Mr. Dacus was CEO and owner of Galaxy Boat Works of Jacksonville for 46 years. He was an avid golfer.

He was preceded in death by parents, William and Eura Dacus; brother and sister-in-law, Willie Joe Dacus and wife Priscilla (Kit); sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Frances and Dick Neely, Bennie and Royce Williams.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Harriett Dacus of Jacksonville; sons, Kent Dacus and wife Peggy of Jacksonville, Greg Dacus and wife Phyllis of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Wendy Nocilla, Haley Grounds and husband Nathan, Rachael Garza and husband Jeremy, Grant Dacus and wife Lesa; great-grandchildren, Kenner Powell, Campbell Nocilla, Mason Grounds, and Charlie Grounds; and sister-in-law, Patty Schoenburger of Lebanon, TN.

Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, July 2, 2014 at Central Baptist Church, Jacksonville.

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