James "Jim" Sisk

James "Jim" Sisk, 49, of Athens, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
He was a member of Cedar Fork Baptist Church. He passed away from complications due to diabetes. He was an avid music fan. A self-proclaimed and self-taught computer expert, he loved hot and spicy foods. He and his brother Rich were best friends and shared countless adventures. He loved road trips and exploring. He was passionate about everything he did and loved to be around family and friends.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Austin and Allie Howard.
He is survived by mother and stepfather, Carolyn and Ray Turbyfill, Athens; father and stepmother, J.B. and Ann Sisk, North Carolina; brother and sister-in-law, Rich and Brenda Sisk, Charleston, S.C., stepsisters, Tina and husband Ed Brown, Spring City, Tonya and husband Matt Delashmit, Englewood, and Carrie Shavers, Athens; nephews and nieces, Aaron and Nick Sisk, Chelsie and Cade Delashmit, Morgan and Eli Shavers and Michael Caylor; aunts, Barbara and husband Jerry Berwanger, and Vivian and husband Tim Kittle; several cousins and many friends.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in Cedar Fork Baptist Church. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will follow at Cedar Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Roane County News from Nov. 6 to Nov. 7, 2012