James “J.P.” Umbarger

By  | June 30, 2020 | Filed under: Obituaries, Pettus-Turnbo Funeral Chapel

James “J.P.” Umbarger, age 76 of Summertown, TN, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Southern Tennessee Regional of Pulaski. He was Alpha Gamma Rho in his Alma Mater, the University of Tennessee. J.P. was a member of Summertown United Methodist Church. He was a retired Agriculture teacher, superintendent of the Lawrence County School System, guidance counselor, an honorary member of the Rotary Club, and a sponsor of the Interact Club at LCHS. J.P. was a cattle farmer who also loved to hunt.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, Edward and Marie Henley Umbarger Wiles; Step Father, Jeff Wiles. He is survived by his Wife, Sue Jordan Umbarger; Son, Jamie Umbarger (Tonya); Brothers, Marvin Umbarger, Willie Jeff Wiles; several nieces and nephews.

A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens with Brother Bobby Gobble officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ethridge United Methodist Church.

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