Funeral services held for prominent East Texas builder

Source: J.E. Kingham Construction Company
Source: J.E. Kingham Construction Company

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Schools, hospitals, courthouses and all kinds of commercial businesses -- Kingham Construction has been buildling East Texas for decades. Wednesday, funeral services were held for the company's patriarch.

J.E. Kingham passed away on Sunday at the age of 88. Kingham served as chairman of the board of the J.E. Kingham Construction Company.

He set the stage for four sons to work in the company, first learning the ropes as laborers when they were teenagers. Today they're in administrative levels.

Kingham, a veteran of World War II, was widely known as a quality builder around East Texas.

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