James Allen “Jim” Husband, 75, died Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at his residence in Seymour.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home, with Harold Delk officiating. Burial followed in Delk Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19.
The family visited with friends Saturday from noon until service time at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com.
Born Sept. 16, 1946, in Illinois, he was the son of the late William Husband and the late Arlene Frey Husband. He was a 1971 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin with a Bachelor’s degree in Business.
Having various jobs over the years, Mr. Husband had worked for Weakley Farmers Co-op as a manager; U.S. Agrichemical, where he was the supervisor of five stores; Union City Crop as manager; and owning a dairy farm in Wisconsin. He also managed a trucking company, was a dispatcher for Teton Trucking and worked for Home Depot in the Garden Center.
Mr. Husband loved woodworking, gardening and farming. He was a member of Seymour Church of Christ and had served as an Elder in many other churches.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, whom he married Nov. 28, 1968, Barbara Anne Delk Husband; daughter, Kimberly “Kim” Husband (Donnie) Nieman; sons, Jeff (Beth) Husband, Greg (Annie) Husband; brother, William “Bill” (Janet) Husband; 11 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Active pallbearers were Collin Nieman, Kyle Nieman, Mark Delk, Neil Delk, Steven Delk, and Patrick Rodgers.