Rucker Joel Murry is proud to serve as the President of the 84th East Texas Yamboree. He is a graduate of Gilmer High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Baylor University. Joel is employed at Eastman Chemical Company in Longview. He is the son of 72nd Yamboree President Rucker Steven Murry, and long time board member, the late Cindy Murry. He and his wife, Kylie, have four children Jenna, Brent, Rylie and Tanner. Joel has been involved with the Yamboree since he was a child, and he and his wife and children have been active in the Yamboree since moving back to Gilmer in 2011.
The Yamboree has provided Joel’s family with many memorable moments. The Yamboree is one of the things that makes this community great, and there are activities for everyone to enjoy. Joel and his family would like to invite you to come and enjoy the 84th East Texas Yamboree.