James McFerrin
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James McFerrin

Hermitage - James McFerrin "Jim", age 71, of Hermitage, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his parents George and Ethel McFerrin; sister Pat Carlisle; and brother Glenn McFerrin.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years Petronia "Tonie" McFerrin; children Cindy (Gregg) Hale, Jamie McFerrin, Grandchildren Whitney (Caleb) Barrett and Abbey (Colton) Haun; great grandchildren Watson, Caroline, and Nora Kate; and other family members.

Jim retired after 30 years with Freightliner of Knoxville as New Truck Sales Manager and he enjoyed golfing, boating, fishing, and the University of Alabama sports, Roll Tide!

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the staff of St. Thomas West Hospital and would specifically like to recognize Lem, Ashley, Meghan, and Katie for their kind and compassionate care.

Per the decedents wishes there will be no formal Service scheduled.

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Published in Tennessean from Jun. 10 to Jun. 13, 2021.
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June 12, 2021
Great guy and great friend. He knew his stuff and was a joy to be around. My thoughts and prayers are with you all
Dudley Smith
June 12, 2021
Tonie, we were so sorry to hear about Jim’s passing. He was a great one and I am honored to have worked for him and called him a friend. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
Mitch Fisher
June 12, 2021
Great co worker at Freightliner of Knoxville. He had tremendous knowledge of components and engineered well specked trucks .Was a good neighbor and friend throughout the years.Godspeed my friend.
Steven Mays
June 10, 2021
I so loved spending time with Jim at our Thanksgiving reunions. He made the absolute best gumbo for us 4yrs ago. My kids still know him as the one who made the gumbo. I also enjoyed hearing the stories of mischief he and cousin Ralph would get into as kids. He will be missed.
David Brake
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