Jim Derr

Jim Derr, 76 of Grimsley, TN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at Signature Health Care, in Fentress County.

Mr. Derr graduated from Huntington High School in 1961 and was a sheet metal worker for most of his career.

He was born in Huntington to Willard L. and Marry Ellen Hiers Derr. He married Judy Smith, and she preceded him in death after 46 years of marriage.

Survivors include two daughters, Lisa (Randy) Ruppert, of North Manchester, and Laurie (Greg) Spina, of Indianapolis; a stepson, Tory Culp, of Herron, NH; a sister, Jody (Jim) Kramer, of Boothbay, ME; eight grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Clarkrange Baptist Church, in Clarkrange, TN. Burial will follow in the Clarkrange Baptist Church Cemetery.
Jennings Funeral Homes, of Jamestown, TN, was in charge of arrangements.