Shupe, James Terry "Jim"

Sunday, January 06, 2013
James Shupe
James Shupe

James T. Shupe, 76, of Graysville, Tennessee, died on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at his home, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Shupe was a native of Ronceverte, W.V., and had lived the majority of his life in the Trenton, Ga., and Chattanooga areas before moving into his dream home in Sequatchie County. Jim served as a Manufacturers representative in heating, ventilation and air conditioning and was former owner of Shupe, Carboni, & Associates for many years.  He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was of the Methodist faith.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Iles and Electra Smith Shupe, brothers, Iles and William Shupe, sister, Neva Wright, and niece, Marianne Berber.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Kathy George Shupe. Jim and Kathy renewed their marriage vows in 2012 in West Virginia. To this union, they were blessed with two daughters, Jennifer (Brent) Brumlow of Chattanooga, and Cindy (Bruce) Limbach of Verona, IL; grandchildren, Karen, Lyndie, and Joseph Carboni, Raney Brumlow, Curtis and Amanda Limbach; sister, Eva Shupe Smith; nephews, Ed Smith and Terry Woods.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Chaplain Jack Nichols officiating.  Burial will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

To share expressions of sympathy, visit his online guestbook at lane-southcrestchapel.com. The family also wishes for friends to write their memories and stories of Jim so that they can be retained and remembered for years to come.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY, 80018 or Home Health Care & Hospice of East Tennessee, 5740 Uptain Road, Suite 6300, Chattanooga, TN  37411.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, Jan. 10, from 11 a.m. until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville. 


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