May 1, 1946 - October 27, 2018
James Dale Light was born May 1, 1946 in Shannon County, Missouri to Arthur and Legola (Webber) Light and passed away October 27, 2018, at his home in Shannon County, Missouri at the age of seventy-two years. James grew up and attended school in Shannon County. In 1963, James was united in marriage to Deborah Halbrook and to this union four children were born. He spent most of his working years in the timber industry as a timber jack, logger, working at a stave mill, and he was also a truck driver. James was Pastor-President of Fair View Church in Shannon County. He also began House of Prayer in Salem. James was an avid hunter, especially deer, he also enjoyed camping, floating, and drag racing in his spare time. Preceding him in death were his parents, Arthur and Legola Light; Baby Brother, LeRoy Light. Survivors include his wife, Deborah of the home; children, James Light and wife, Martha of Winchester, KY; Melba Shipton of Winona, MO; Debbie Light of Salem, MO; Christopher Light and wife, Lois of Salem, MO; brothers, David Light and Jerry Light; sisters, Wilma Forkum and Kathy Medlin; sister in law, Mary Light; grandchildren, Casey Light; Benjamin Light and wife, Cheyenne; Kelly Mead and husband, Mark; Chad Tudor and wife, Tamra; James Light; Rachel Light; Hailey Ullrick; Jamie Shipton; Josh Shipton; and Jason Shipton; many other great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. James will be sadly and deeply missed, but fondly remembered by all those who knew and loved him. Funeral service for James Dale Light was held Thursday, November 01, 2018 at Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel with Rev. Wendell Light and Sister Kathy Medlin officiating and special recorded selections were played. Serving as pallbearers were, James Light, Chris Light, Casey Light, Josh Shipman, Benjamin Light and Jeff Light, honorary pallbearers were, Brian Light and Chad Tudor. Burial was in the Fair View Cemetery.
James Dale Light was born May 1, 1946 in Shannon County, Missouri to Arthur and Legola (Webber) Light and passed away October 27, 2018, at his home in Shannon County, Missouri at the age of seventy-two years. James grew up and attended school... View Obituary & Service Information
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