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“I met Jim in Japan and he was always first to smile and offer a helping hand. Jim played Santa each year for the children during our tour of 3 years....Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Beverly Baldwin Hudson - Bedford, VA

“May God grant you the peace of knowing Jim is in his hands and heavenly home. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bob & Kathy Kimbrough

“You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you in this time of need. Jim will be sadly missed. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Farmer

“I want to give my deep sympathy at this time of sorrow. Linda I am so sorry for your loss. Jim has been a friend of our family for a very long time I...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Susie Martin(Owenby)

“We are so sorry for your loss! Let Terry and Dad or I know if you need anything! Don't hesistate! We will be praying for you and your family. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Leslie, Jeremy and Brandon Hammer

“Linda, Sorry for your loss. Will be thinking of you. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Margaret R. Baker

“Our prayers are with you and your family. God is the great healer and we know he is able to comfort you and those who are touched by your loss. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Manny & Susan Feliciano

“Linda and family: We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and Jim will be sorely missed by all. He...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Scott and Melinda Little

James "Jim" Lyle age 58 of Knoxville passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at the family home. He was a member of West Park Baptist Church and retired from The United States Navy. Preceded in death by: Son, Jacob Lyle; Mother-in-law, Beatrice Sullivan. Survivors include: Wife, Linda Lyle; Son, Charles Lyle of Austin, TX; Daughters and Sons-in-law, Jaimie & husband Shane Jamison of Knoxville and Kristy & husband Tom Gaddis of Knoxville; Grandchildren, Candace Lyle, Anthony Cotromono, Andrea Gaddis, Kaylee Lyle, Faith Lyle, and Jacob Jamison; Sisters, Tina Lawson of Maryville and Terry Bell of Knoxville; Father-in-law, Bill Sullivan of Oklahoma. Funeral service will be at 6:30 PM, Thursday, November 6, 2008 at Smith Trinity Chapel with Pastor Bob St. John and Rev. Bill Sullivan officiating. Family and friends will assemble for entombment at 10:00 AM, Friday, November 7, 2008 at Grandview Mausoleum Chapel. In lieu of flowers, family has requested donations be sent to: West Park Baptist Church - Fields of Grace, 8833 Middlebrook Pike, Knoxville, TN 37923. Family will receive friends from 5:30 until 6:30 PM, Thursday, November 6, 2008, Smith Trinity Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000.