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James Dobie Yanoolis

James Dobie Yanoolis passed away peacefully on Feb. 8, 2019. He was 66.

James was born Dec. 4, 1952 in Corpus Christi, to Jim and Rosalie (Brown) Goodwin. He was a current resident of Corpus Christi and former resident of Ingleside. James attended Aransas Pass and Ingleside schools. He was a shrimper most of his life, spending many days on shrimp boats. James was a loving son, brother and uncle. He will be missed by all who knew him.

James was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Rosalie McPherson. Survivors include his sisters, Mary Rodriguez and brotherin-law, Juan of Ingleside, and Jane Nieto of Mobile, AL; nephews: Ottis Alvin Hale, III of Aransas Pass; James Ray Hale of Aransas Pass; Brandon Vallejo of Ingleside; nieces: Chrissy Ranna Gonzales of Sinton; and Katrina Denise Sheffied of Kansas.

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Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Aransas Pass.


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