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Jimmy Floyd "Jim" Kirtley

January 15, 1956 — August 27, 2020

Jimmy Floyd “Jim” Kirtley, age 64 of Paris, TN, died Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, TN.

He worked at Briggs & Stratton in Murray, KY, for several years.  Jim was a member of Tennessee Valley Community Church in Paris where he volunteered and served with the security team.  He loved fishing and collecting antiques and was an avid Kentucky Wildcats basketball fan.  Jim enjoyed being a Hamm radio operator and a storm spotter.  He also enjoyed flying model airplanes with friends and spending time with his family.

Jim was born January 15, 1956, in Greenville, KY, to the late James Floyd Kirtley and Francis Earlene James Kirtley, who survives, of Central City, KY.

He was married September 12, 1975, to Linda Vincent Kirtley, who survives, of Paris, TN.

Along with his wife and mother, he is also survived by one daughter, Lisa (Jason) Williams of Hazel, KY; two sons, Jason (Amber) Kirtley of Dickson, TN, and Talon Kirtley of Paris, TN; one brother, Terry (Maria) Kirtley of Florida; four grandchildren, Zachary Williams, Kaili (Cody) Thorn, Cierra Kirtley, and Teakeo Horner; and one great grandchild, Jaydlynn Thorn.

Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242.  Visitation will be Sunday, August 30, 2020, from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the funeral service beginning at 5:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Steve Gallimore officiating.

Named as honorary pallbearers are the members of the Tennessee Valley Community Church Security Team.

Cremation will follow the services.

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Visitation

Sunday, August 30, 2020

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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Funeral Service

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Starts at 5:00 pm (Central time)

LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home

201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN 38242

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