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James W. Jim O'Bannon
In Memoriam

  • West Roane County Volunteer Fire Department is greatly saddened at the loss of James O'Bannon, our valued Honorary Member.

November 9, 2008

Mr. James W. Jim O達annon, age 81, of Joiner Hollow Road, Rockwood, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2008 at the Marshall C. Voss Health Care Center. Mr. O達annon was born May 11, 1927 in Fredericktown, Missouri to James F. and Charity Omega Rice O達annon. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Mr. O達annon attended Community Baptist Church and was active in the Shriners and Boy Scouts and was a member of the Rockwood American Legion. Mr. O達annon was an avid outdoorsman and hunter. Besides his parents, Mr. O達annon was preceded in death by his son, Jim O達annon.

Survivors include:

  • Daughter and son-in-law:
    • Sandra and Fred Robertson of Rockwood, TN
  • Two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren
  • Special friend:
    • Shirley Eaton of Rockwood, TN
  • Several cousins of Fredericktown, Missouri

The family received friends Tuesday, November 11, 2008 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood. A graveside service was held Wednesday, November 12 at 11:00 a.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Burnette and Rev. Billy Carmichael officiating.

At the family痴 request, memorials may be made to Children痴 Hospital or to the Boy Scouts of America. An online register is available.

Credits: Evans Mortuary. Used with permission.

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