James Lee Overall Jr.

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James Lee Overall Jr., 83, of Springfield, died peacefully in his sleep on June 23, 2018, in Wetumpka, Alabama.
Jim is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lynn Buxton Overall; his daughter, Trudy Overall McFarland (Jeff); his son, James Lee Overall III (Whitney and her daughters, Faith and Morgan); his granddaughter, Kelsey Blake (Andrew); his grandson, Jake McFarland (Cristiana); his two great-grandchildren, George and Rosemary Blake; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
His father, James Lee Overall Sr. of High Grove, Kentucky; his mother, Ruby Shewmaker Overall of Mackville, Kentucky; his brother, Forrest Tumey Overall and his sister, Jean Harris Overall Milton, precede him in death.
Jim earned an associate of art degree from Community College of the Air Force in 1977. He later graduated from the University of Maryland in 1979 with a degree in business and management. He entered the United States Air Force serving in the jet mechanic and administrative career fields, retiring in May 1979. He then served as a Department of Defense Civil Service employee from 1982 until he retired in 2009.
Jim enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, Auburn football and serving as deacon at Thorington Road Baptist Church. Above all, he loved the Lord with all his heart, soul, mind and strength. To know him, was to love him. He will be missed.
There was a memorial service to honor Jim's life on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Thorington Road Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Visitation began at 10 a.m. with a service to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family asks to please make donations to Thorington Road Baptist Church or TREC, International. 
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Thorington Road Baptist Church
450 Ray Thorington Rd
Montgomery, AL 36117
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Published in The Springfield Sun on July 4, 2018
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