James H. Webb, 76, of Shawnee, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in a local nursing home.

James H. Webb, 76, of Shawnee, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in a local nursing home.

Services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Rossville Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.

James was born Sept. 3, 1941, in Prague to Ralph and Neva (Rackley) Webb. He was a 1959 graduate of Del City High School and earned his BS degree in political science/history from Central State.

On July 1, 1961, he married Jackie Britt in Wewoka and served with the United States Air Force.

James was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Bethel Acres Lions Club, and a Shriner for over 30 years with Legion of Honor. He worked as a substitute at Shawnee High School, and enjoyed square dancing. He was a past President for Pottawatomie County Ball, umpired baseball and softball games for many years, ball coordinator at Bethel Acres and ran chains at Bethel Acres football games.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Bill Webb, a nephew Jeff Austin, and a brother-in-law, Jerry Lott.

James is survived by his wife, Jackie Webb; son and daughter-in-law: Matt and Dusty Webb; daughter: Christy Brown; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters and one brother-in-law: Trudy and Bill Austin and Jean Lott; and sister-in-Law: Donna Webb.