James (Jim) Nettles
James (Jim) Nettles - Of Tallahassee, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013. He was 69. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. His career as an educator inspired thousands and influenced generations. Never seeking recognition, he shouldered the burdens of the less fortunate as his own. He carried a healthy sense of humor and sincere appreciation for the simplest pleasures.He is survived by wife, Dorothy Nettles; children Jason Nettles and Eran Stanley; and grandchildren Lucy and Jack Stanley, and Harper and Reed Nettles. A celebration of his life will be held in Tallahassee at Faith Presbyterian Church at 3pm on Sunday, April 7th with a reception to follow at the Leon High School Gymnasium.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Leon High School Foundation (http://leonhighfoundation.org).
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Apr. 2, 2013