Jimmy H. Lively, age 78, passed away peacefully at his home in Wartburg on September 14, 2020. He attended First Baptist Church in Wartburg. Jimmy grew up in the Windrock community of Oliver Springs. He was a Vietnam veteran and served 3 years in the U.S. Army. He worked many years as an IBEW electrician and worked out of the IBEW 270 Local. Jimmy retired from Manufacturing Sciences Corporation after 23 years of service. Jimmy loved spending time with his family and friends and working on a variety of wood-working projects in his shop and was a concrete master. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
He was preceded in death by his infant son Donnie, parents Robert and Pauline Lively, father in law and mother in law, Alvin and Virgie Foster, sisters Carolyn Lowe and Debbie K. Lively.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Vickie Lively, sons Mike (Darlene) Lively of Seymour and Brad (Hannah) Lively of Wartburg, granddaughter, Kristin (Brandon) McStay of Knoxville, brothers R.M. Lively, Johnny (Debbie), and Billy; sisters Alice (Leamon) Woods, Charlotte (Lawerence) Woods, Barbara Nell (David) Oran; brother in law Charles (Shirley) Foster; a host of nieces and nephews and many close life-long friends.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. with the funeral to follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Matt Ward and Bro. Clayton Duncan officiating. Graveside services will be held Thursday, at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton with Military Honors American Legion Post 149.
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