James Dotson “J.D.” Painter Age: 81
Of: McEwen, Tennessee Died: Saturday, March 25, 2023 at TriStar Horizon Medical Center in Dickson, Tennessee. Mr. Painter was born May 16, 1941, in Winchester, Tennessee, to Auburn McCord Painter and Hazel Farris Painter. He was married to Kathryn Jean Davis Painter. He was a retired Machinist for Tennessee Valley Authority in Cumberland City, TN. J. D. served for 30+ years on the Humphreys County School Board and was an active leader for over 30 years with Dixie Youth Softball. He loved farming and mowing his yard, fishing, and watching birds from his rocking chair. He especially loved spending time with his precious family and “frying chickens” for them.
Visitation: will be Wednesday, March 29, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., and Thursday, March 30, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the Pine Hill Church of the Nazarene, 5175 White Oak Road, McEwen, TN.
Funeral Services: will be held Thursday, March 30, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., at the Pine Hill Church of the Nazarene. Associate Pastor Della Rye and Pastor J. T. Blue will be officiating the service.
Interment: will follow in the Edwards Cemetery in McEwen, TN.
Kathryn J. Painter of McEwen, TN
Chris Painter (Amy) of Clarksville, TN
Ricky Painter (Brenda) of Shelbyville, TN
Teresa Tarpy (Ted) of McEwen, TN
Tracy Ross of McEwen, TN
Beth Levasseur (Scott) of Dickson, TN
Dawn Tipper of Elyria, OH
Pam Chambers (Bob) of Shelbyville, TN
Marvin Painter (Theresa) of Greenville, SC
Matthew Tarpy, Jonathan Tarpy, Laura Ard, Michael Ross, Ashley Burst, Derek Levasseur, Auburn Painter, Abigail Painter, Joseph Montgomery, Nathanael Montgomery, Andy Chambers, Brian Chambers, Mary Fults, Ricky Painter, Jr., and Alisa Painter
Baylee Ard, Rylee Ard, Claire Burst, and Missy Mae Ross
Preceded in death by:
Father: Auburn McCord Painter
Mother: Hazel Painter
2 Stepmothers: Nancy Painter and Frances Painter
Great Grandson: Wyatt Ard
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to:
Dixie Softball Inc. Scholarship Fund, Attn: Doug Garrett, In Memory of J. D. Painter, 106 Woodland Drive, Pineville, LA 71360 or Pine Hill Church of the Nazarene, In Memory of J. D. Painter, 5175 White Oak Road, McEwen, TN 37101
Arrangements by Humphreys County Funeral Home (931) 296-5955