Prentice “Bubba” Shofner, Jr., 56, of Center

Prentice “Bubba” Shofner, Jr., 56, of Center, passed away Friday, November 9, 2018, at his residence.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel.  Interment will follow at Latham Cemetery in Shelbyville.


Bubba was born March 22, 1962, in Center, to Prentice Shofner Sr. and Bobbie Ann Harrison Shofner.  He was a member of Newbern Masonic Lodge #97 and Dreka Pentecostal Church.


He is survived by

Wife: Cindy Shofner of Center



Brittany Shofner and fiancé, Chris Matis, of Center

Mallory Shofner of Nacogdoches

Kristen Shofner and fiancé, James Tutt Jr., of Center



Raylee Askew

Sh’Tredik “JJ” Reed

Ryker Matis

James “J3” Tutt III

Raya Matis


Sisters and Brother:

Penny Todd and husband, Ricky, of Center

Mary Sims and husband, Rickie, of Dreka

John Shofner and wife, Wanita, of Center

Jenny Holt and husband, Benny, of Center


Sister-in-law: Rhonda Benavides and husband, Richard


Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends


Preceded in death by

Parents: Prentice Shofner Sr. and Bobbie Ann Harrison Shofner

Sister: Toni Shofner Alford

Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Robert D. and Judy Rushing

Nephews: Cody Wayne Alford, Chase Christian Todd

Stepbrother: Jeff Burris

Stepmother: Jenell Shofner


Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935