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James Cavender passes at 87

James Cavender, founder of Cavender's Boot City, has passed at age 87.

James Cavender, 87, founder of Cavender's Boot City, was born March 22, 1931, in Idabel, Okla., and passed away May 29, 2018 in Tyler, Texas.

He was founder and CEO of Cavender's, a major Texas-based western wear retail chain that now has stores in 11 states. He was known for his incredible work ethic, disposition and joy when helping customers. He was fortunate to attract many loyal associates over the last 53 years; many have been with the company for 30 or more years.

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