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Dec. 14, 1922—Jan. 12, 2016 James "Jim" O. Evans, 93, of Fairfield Glade, TN, passed away peacefully at Cumberland County Medical Center on Jan. 12, 2016, after a brief illness. Jim was born in Toledo, OH, on Dec. 14, 1922. After graduation from Central Catholic High School he proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force during World War II. After completing his military service he worked in a sales capacity for many companies. He finished his career working in a supervisory capacity for Pinkerton Security Company. After retirement in 1984 Jim moved to Fairfield Glade where he pursued his love of the game of golf. Jim worked as a starter/ranger at the Druid Hills Country Club and was also active on the Fairfield Glade Fire Department for several years. While in Toledo, Jim was a member of the Boulevard Church of Christ. Jim was an active member of First Baptist Church Fairfield Glade and truly enjoyed the many friendships he made at his church home. Jim was preceded in death by his first wife, Gladys, and Ginny Evans who passed in April of 2015. He is survived by his sons, Jeff Evans (Doris), David Wolff (Sharon Sheline) and Tom Wolff (Carole); daughter, Vikki Seelig (Steve); grandchildren, Jaclyn, Natalie, Nathan, April, Stuart, Jessica, Dustin and John; and five great grandchildren. The family would like to thank all the church members for the care and services they provided in the last years and request all tributes be made to Fairfield Glade First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1729 Crossville, TN 38558 where a memorial service will be held at a future date. They family would also like to thank the caregivers at Fairfield Glade Assisted Living for the compassionate care they provided to Jim while he was a resident. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  January 15, 2016
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