James Allen "Tex" Socia, 68, Fillmore, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital.
Born in Timpson, Texas, he was the son of Oren P. and Lodis Williams Socia. He married Julia Mae Nauman Socia, and she survives.
He worked several years as a welder for the Boilmakers' Union. He was a member of Greencastle Moose and Eagles.
Additional survivors include five children, David Allen Socia, Cheryl Ann Robinson, Terry Wayne Socia, Michael Shane Socia and Rachel Socia, all of Texas; three step-daughters, Christina Burke, Greencastle, Michelle Mi-ddleton, Brazil, and April Middleton, Greencastle; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Ouida Fay Gieger, Texas; three half-brothers, Franky Socia, Floyd Socia and Jimmie D. Socia, all of Texas; three half-sisters, Lucy Ann Socia, Luwan Johnson, and Bernice Socia, all of Texas.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville, with Rev. Danny Sanders officiating. Burial will follow at Coatesville Cemetery.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
There will be an Eagles walk-through at 11 a.m. and a Moose walk-through at noon.