OBITUARY

James Oscar Acuff

August 29, 1927October 12, 2021
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James Oscar Acuff, age 94, of Powell, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. James was born August 29, 1927 in Harlan, KY. He was a proud US Navy veteran. James was a long time member of Third Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by wife, Daisy Louise Acuff; parents, Oran and Jamie Acuff; daughter by love, Shirley Acuff; grandson, Russ Acuff; sister, Opal Nichols. James is survived by children; Ronnie Acuff, Eddie (Carolyn) Acuff, Mike (Debbie) Acuff, and Dana Acuff Robertson; grandchildren, Carisa Acuff, Bryan (Angela) Acuff, Matt (Sarah) Wright, Mitch (Brianne) Wright, April (Michael) Watson, Andy (Jodie) Wampler, Laura (Carter) Howard; great grandchildren, Taylor Acuff, Gavin Acuff, Alleeyah Johnson, Brysen Johnson, Rogan Acuff, Jurnee Acuff, Brandon Wright, Emily Wright, Lily Wright, Bella Watson, Lillian Watson, Julian Wampler, Carson Wampler, Frank Howard; brothers, John (Sandra) Acuff, Pat (Imogene) Acuff; many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Beehive Homes, especially Kelly and Layne Lohman, for their exceptional care. Family will receive friends Saturday, October 16th from 1-2pm at Berry Lynnhurst Chapel with funeral Service at 2pm. Burial will immediately follow funeral service at Lynnhurst Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Third Creek Baptist Church, 4917 Western Ave. Knoxville, TN 37921. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.berrylynnhurst.com for the Acuff family.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, October 16, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 16, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, October 16, 2021

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Cindy Salyer

October 16, 2021

Dana and family so sorry for your loss . Your Dad was a kind man. May God Bless your family.
Love, Cindy and Ron Salyer
Duane Meade

Carolyn Brooks

October 16, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Acuff family today. We know Mr A is with His Lord and reunited with his loved ones who have gone before him. But he will be missed for his warmth, his humor and his stories. We were so blessed to know him. What a wonderful patriarch of a wonderful family. God bless you all!

Love
David and Carolyn Brooks

Scott Frank

October 15, 2021

Dear Ronnie, Dana, April, Andy, Laura and families. We were so sad to hear that Mr. Acuff had passed away. But we know he had a great, long life. He was a wonderful neighbor and we loved so much living next to him for about 25 years. He always had the best garden and yard. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. If we don't see you at the receiving of friends tomorrow, it is not because we didn't want to be there. Kim's dad has been in the hospital and will likely go home tomorrow. If he does, we will have to go get him and take him home to South Knoxville, and we won't be able to be there with you. Just know that we are there in spirit if we're not there in body. We will be praying for you all. Scott and Kim Frank

Dwayne Travis

October 15, 2021

Ronnie and Eddie,

Eva and I are praying for you and your families during this time.

Dwayne and Eva Travis

Randy and Gail Hinton

October 14, 2021

Eddie and Carolyn, Gail and I are sorry for your loss. You and your family our in our thoughts and prayers.

Sincerely,

Randy and Gail Hinton

Denise Bowden

October 14, 2021

I attended Third Creek Baptist Church & grew up across the street from the Acuff Family. Many great memories! So sorry to hear about James' passing. Ronnie, Eddie, Mike, & Dana...You are in my thoughts.

Denise Williams Bowden

Bill and Judy Hiscock

October 12, 2021

Love to Eddie and Carolyn. We think and remember you often. ❤️

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