Notes for James Reuben Cooley (1955-2008) m Rebecca Scott


Submitted by michael_95073
Noted added Sun Jun 29 13:57:40 2008


Name: James Ruben Cooley
Birth Date: Apr 18, 1955
Death Date: Feb 21, 2008
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio
Resided In: Oliver Springs, Tennessee
Funeral Home: Sharp Funeral Home
Visitation Date: Feb 24, 2008
Visitation Time: 6-8:00 P.M.
Visitation Location: Sharp Funeral Home
Service Date: Feb 24, 2008
Service Time: 8:00 P.M.
Service Location: Sharp Funeral Home
Cemetery Date: Feb 24, 2008
Cemetery Time: N/A
Cemetery Location:
James Ruben Cooley, age 52, a resident of Oliver Springs, died Thursday, February 21, 2008 at his home.

James was born April 18, 1955 in Dayton, Ohio. He has lived in Oliver Springs since 1984.

James was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War. He served in the Army for 12 years in various locations including Germany and Honduras.

He was a disabled diesel mechanic who was employed at both Buddy Gregg Motor Homes and Truck Stops of America.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Lucian Cooley and Laurabel Adams Cooley, by a brother; William Cooley, by a sister; Julia Caldera, and by a step-daughter; Dee Anna Smith.

He is survived by his wife; Rebecca Scott Cooley of Oliver Springs, by daughters; Sheron Landford and husband Jimmy of Dayton, Trenia Brown and husband Wayne of Coker Creek, TN, and Marcee Blackmon and husband Ben of Knoxville, by two sons; Jason Hayes and wife Sissy of Dayton, and Kane Chamberlain and wife Lorie of Oliver Springs, by 15 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers; Ben Cooley of LaFollette, Dale Cooley and wife Mary Ann of Dayton, by three sisters; Sue Marsh of Fairborne, Ohio; Ina Scott and husband J.R. of Oliver Springs, and Sadie Skrunk and husband Eddie of Raleigh, NC. He has several nieces, nephews, special friends and extended family members.

The family will receive friends Sunday, February 24, 2008 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 pm at Sharp Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. David Burchfield officiating. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. An online register book is available at

Submitted by michael_95073
Noted added Mon Dec 8 03:07:49 2008


JAMES R COOLEY, 18 Apr 1955, 21 Feb 2008, (Oliver Springs, Morgan, TN), 299-56-3395 Ohio