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Robert  M  James

Murfreesboro - Mr. Robert “Bob” M. James, age 98, of Murfreesboro, formally of Franklin County passed away Monday, December 2, 2019 at Park View Meadows in Murfreesboro. He was born in Waco, TX to the late C.V and Lillian James.

Bob was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in World War ll. He was a Mechanical Engineer for 31 years at Arnold Engineering Development Center. He enjoyed scuba diving, blacksmithing, collecting antique tools and wildflowers. Bob was also a charter member of Elk River Long Rifles.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife Mary James; brother, Bill James and daughter-in-law, Sharon James. He is survived by his sons, Brian (Sandy) James and Larry James; five grandchildren, Daniel (Emily) James, Eric (Haven) James, Kristi (Daniel) Whithead, Jenny (B) Mann and Becky (grey) Lancaster and four great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 2:30 at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Pastor Jon Bell officiating.


Graveside Service
Starts: 12/5/19 at 2:30pm
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Inc
Tullahoma, TN 37388


Bob and Mary VanHook says:

Bob was a very fine intelligent man and a dear friend of ours. He had many interests and loved life. He will be missed

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