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James Ringgold Iii

August 27, 1945 — June 28, 2021

James (Bo) Ringgold III, 75, of West Columbia, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Bo was born August 27, 1945 in San Antonio, Texas to Anna Jane (Craig) and James Wyatt Ringgold II.

Bo graduated from West Columbia High School and Sam Houston State University. After graduating from Sam Houston State University, Bo joined the United States Air Force and served in Vietnam. He was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, playing poker, football (especially his Dallas Cowboys and Texas A&M Aggies), but most of all he loved and enjoyed his family. Bo also, enjoyed showing cattle and being involved in the Brazoria County Fair and he passed the tradition down to his children and grandchildren.

Bo was preceded in death by his parents, wife Shirley Ringgold and son Barrett Craig Ringgold and dogs Sammie and Cinch.

Bo is survived by his daughters Brenna Smith and Dede Truitt and husband Lonnie; sons Wyatt Ringgold and wife Jennifer, Brandon Ringgold and James Allen Cook and wife Janie; grandchildren Jenna and Colby Ringgold, Gyntry and Lyndley Ringgold, Chad Truitt, Shawna Truitt, Ashley Lancaster, Richard Lancaster, Rachael Goodson and great grandchildren Blaine Truitt, Brinleigh Truitt, Baylor Truitt, Hunter Lancaster, Gatlin Lancaster, Cammie Lancaster and Weston Odell; sisters Jane Henry and Joellen Equila.

A visitation with friends and loved ones will be Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at C.T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at C.T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Old Columbia Cemetery in West Columbia, Texas.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia

634 S Columbia Dr, West Columbia, TX 77486

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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia

634 S Columbia Dr, West Columbia, TX 77486

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Columbia Cemetery

, West Columbia, TX 77486

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