James Deatrick, Sr., 83, Mt. Juliet, died Feb. 13.
Deatrick was an active member of Green Hill Church of Christ. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and had 41 years of military service in the USAF and the Air National Guard. He was a member of the American Legion Post 5 in Nashville and the Air Force Sergeants Association. Mr. Deatrick was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings.
He is survived by: wife of 61 years, Gladys Williams Deatrick; son, James “Jimmy” Deatrick, Jr.; brothers, Donald Deatrick and Robert Deatrick; sisters, Dorothy Mattert, Lillian McDonald and Ruth Butz.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Bro. August Ruff officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow at Mt. Juliet Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Lane Wilson, Houston Stanton, Robert Evans, Richard Kendall, Ron Nunley and Marion Nunley. Honorary pallbearers will be U.S. Postal Service employees and the Tennessee Air National Guard.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2014 and one hour prior to service time Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.