Roden, James C. "J.C."

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

James C. “J.C.” Roden, 74, of Chattanooga, died on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.

He was employed as a driver with T.T. Wilson, Co. and was preceded in death by his son, Ricky Roden.

Survivors include his children, Danny Roden, Kathy Keith, Mary Jones, Francine Roden and Gail Roden; brothers, Earl and Charles Roden; sister, Betty Gray; several grand and great-grandchildren.

Private burial will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10.  There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.


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