McCutcheon, James Paul "J.P."

Air Force Veteran Was Munitions Expert

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
James McCutcheon
James McCutcheon

James Paul “J.P.” McCutcheon, 78, of Rossville, died on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at his residence. 

He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area.  He was a United States Air Force veteran and while serving in the Air Force he began his career as a munitions expert. After his service in the military, he owned and operated several local businesses primarily in the used car industry. His passions in life include his family, drag racing, working on all types of vehicles and anything mechanical.  He was always eager to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.  He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris McCutcheon; parents, L.P. and Blanche McCutcheon; sisters, Judy K. Willis and Marjorie Cooper.

Survivors include his wife, June McCutcheon; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Kelley McCutcheon of Ringgold; step-children, Methea Dalton of Chickamauga, Dustin Abbott of Rossville, and Cecil Abbott of Signal Mountain; granddaughter, Piper McCutcheon of Ringgold; brother, Tony McCutcheon of Rocky Face; four sisters, Sharon (Wayne) Connally of Cohutta, Glenda (Jorge) Acosta of Mobile, Al., Myra Murray of Merritt Island, Fl., and Renee McCutcheon of Rocky Face; and several nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend Gurney Beard officiating.

Interment will be on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Feb. 8, from 5-8 p.m., and Saturday, from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.


McDonald, Annie

Annie McDonald, of Chattanooga, died on Friday, June 26, 2015 in a Nashville health care facility. She was a member of Greater Friendship Primitive Baptist Church where she was an original member of the Friendship Good Neighbor Club and The Sister’s Aid Society.  She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star, past Matron, and Tennessee Women Federation of Chattanooga.  ... (click for more)

Moore, Carrie Lancaster

Carrie Lancaster Moore, 52, of Chattanooga, died on Saturday, May 23, 2015 in a local hospital.  She was a 1980 graduate of Howard High School.  She was preceded in death by her father, Theodore Lancaster, Sr.; mother, Odell (Troy) Teague; son, Julius Moore; brothers, Theodore Lancaster, Jr. and Ted Lancaster; sisters, Delphine Lancaster, Theadora Lancaster, Burline ... (click for more)

Teague, Joe Frank (Trion)

Joe Frank Teague, 53, of Trion, Georgia, died on Monday, June 29, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Teague was born Dec. 29, 1961, in Summerville, Ga., son of the late Lonnie King Teague  and Ellen Irene Jones Teague.  He was employed with Mount Vernon Mills where he was a member  of the Quarter Century Club.  He was also a member of the Chattooga Lodge # 704, ... (click for more)

Wade, Emma Bernice (Cleveland)

Emma Bernice Wade, 84, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Sunday morning, June 28, 2015 at the family residence. She was born May 2, 1931 in Bradley County to the late Marshall and Martha Farris Taylor; and was also preceded in death by her daughter, Betty Jo Swallows; and her brother, Joe Taylor. Bernice loved to quilt, growing her flowers and gardening. She was of ... (click for more)

Settlement Reached In Case That Was County's Largest Verdict Award; Will Avoid Any Appeals Of Canyon Ridge Litigation

A settlement has been reached in the case in which a Hamilton County Circuit Court jury awarded over $32 million to Chattanooga developer Duane Horton in connection with a resort project on Lookout Mountain that never got off the ground. Circuit Court Judge J.B. Bennett said the two sides had informed him that it was agreed during a mediation session he ordered that there would ... (click for more)

Judge Wants Proof That Signal Mountain Man Made "True Threat" Against Muslim Town; Robert Doggart Allowed Home Confinement

Federal Judge Curtis Collier has directed attorneys who worked out a plea deal for a Signal Mountain man who admitted plotting to kill Muslims in a town in Upstate New York to show that it was "a true threat." And, Federal Magistrate Susan K. Lee has reversed her earlier ruling and allowed 63-year-old Robert Rankin Doggart to go free pending disposition of the case. Prosecutor ... (click for more)