James A. “Jim” Wallace, 82 of Harriman passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at his home.

He was born March 21, 1937.

He was a Baptist deacon, a loving husband, father, papaw and great papaw. Jim worked many years in the Industrial Maintenance field, and after retiring also worked for Roane County at the Blue Springs Convienance Center where he made many friends. In later years, he developed a love for cooking, but above all, loved his lord and his family, and was greatly loved by his family. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Jacquelyn Wallace.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Pam Wallace of Oliver Springs; daughter Wanda Bennett of Oakdale; grandchildren, Tabi and Micheal and their children Brenna, Lincoln and Lily; James “Jimbo” and Shaylee and soon-to-arrive baby girl; Darin “Bud” and Merita and their children Aleighana and Zoey; Andy and Samantha and their children Reice, Ben, Brock and Briggs; a brother, Paul “Ed” Wallace of Sheridan; a sister, Vera Barker of Sheridan; and a special friend, Reese.

Services were held July 27, 2019 in the Kyker Chapel with the Rev. George Waldo officiating. Burial was at the Piney Grove Cemetery. The family received friends at the Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman.