LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin Taekwondo instructor who ran a school in Lufkin for more than 25 years has died.
JD Olford died Saturday, according to his school's Facebook page.
"Master Olford had been in chronic pain for the past six months that just kept getting worse," the post stated. "He and his family admitted himself into the hospital earlier this month. Throughout the month he had undergone a surgery and quite a few setbacks. After all these unfortunate events, Master Olford's strong spirit started to pull through. Sadly, today, he lost his battle but is out of pain. He was a great husband, father, gran
dparent, mentor, Master, and friend."