James Ray LeFevers, 89, died Sunday at Stones River Hospital.
Services are planned for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Al Bugg officiating. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21.
Mr. Ray was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ, where he was a faithful deacon and elder for many years. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the army and earning a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal and a Bronze Star.
Mr. Ray was employed with the Northcutt Motors as an appliance salesman and repairman and later by the town of Woodbury and as a school bus driver of Cannon County. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He will be missed by all.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Janie Stacy LeFevers of Woodbury; three daughters, Wanda Snell of Athens, Ga., Janie (Sam) Hightower of Richmond, Va and Carla Freeman of Winston-Salem, NC; grandchildren, Christy Snell (Mark) Tucker, Lauren Hightower (Kevin) Ensley, S.J. Hightower, Jenna Freeman, Anna Freeman and Will Freeman; and great-grandchildren, Rossie Tucker and Lexie Tucker.
Pallbearers are Al Mason, Don Pittard, Seth Powell, Donny and David Odom, Richard Northcutt, Britt Knox and Buddy Hayes.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors or American Diabetes Association.
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