James Irvin Mobley, 90, formerly of Fern Creek, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown.
He was born in Mercer County, Ky., on Feb. 25, 1922.
A Christian Church Minister, he served five Kentucky churches.
He attended Cincinnati Christian University, Louisville Bible College and College of the Scriptures. He was a disabled veteran from World War II
His first ministry was with his home church, Cornishville Christian Church. Upon leaving there, he established the Magnolia Street Christian Church in Harrodsburg. He later served with Fairview Christian Church, Lawrenceburg; Plum Creek Christian Church, Butler; and First Christian Church, Mt. Washington.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae (Royalty); his parents, Golden and Hettie (Hendren) Mobley; and 10 brothers and sisters.
He survived by two sons Tom (Alice) Mobley, Bardstown and Steve (Hazel) Mobley, Mt. Washington; grandchildren, Rachael Nickoson (Matt), Indianapolis, Ind., Joe and John (April) Mobley, Mt. Washington and Marc (Katie) Mobley, Bardstown; and great-grandsons, Justin, James and Noah Mobley and Mathias and Levi Nickoson. Additionally, he is survived by a brother, R. C. Mobley, Harrodsburg.
Funeral services were held Jan. 2 at Fern Creek Funeral Home, 5406 Bardstown Road, Louisville with Marcus A. Mobley and R. Matthew Nickoson officiating and burial in Resthaven Memorial Park.