Moegling, James B.

Monday, February 4, 2013
James Moegling
James Moegling

James B. Moegling died peacefully at Memorial Hospital on Sunday, February 3, with his family at his side. He was 74.

Jim was born in Ashland, Kentucky, on July 13, 1938. He graduated from Boyd County High School and received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky. He worked for North American Aviation in Downey, California; the Boeing Company in Huntsville, Ala.; Rockwell International, Kennedy Space Center, Fla.; and retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority. He later was employed by various utility and FEMA contractors throughout the United States. He had been serving as chairman of the City of Chattanooga Stormwater Board.

Jim was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church. He enjoyed his buddies at the Sports Barn-Hixson, Kentucky basketball, and was always busy with various projects on his “honey do” list. He was never at a loss for words and treasured time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James E. and Emma Jene Moegling and his older brother, Charles. 

He is survived by his wife, Toni, of Hixson; daughter Kristen of Boulder, Co.; and son Jeffrey (Denise Herrera) of Phoenix, Az. He is also survived by brothers, Gary (Ellen) Moegling of Columbia, Mo.; Richard (Jerry Ann) Moegling of Lexington, Ky.; and Nancy (Dr. John) Triplett of Ocala, Fla., and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at Hamilton Funeral Home, 4506 Hixson Pike, on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 7–9 p.m. with a prayer service at 8:30 p.m.

A Mass of Celebration will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday morning, Feb. 7, at St. Jude Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Church or the Tennessee Aquarium.

Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services; 4506 Hixson Pike, Hixson, Tn. 37343, 423 531-3975.


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