Retired Colonel James Harry Espy, 85, of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017. He was an active member of Red Bank Baptist Church and was retired from Combustion Engineering.
He was the son of the late Boyce and Fatie Espy. Mr. Espy was also preceded in death by two brothers, Boyce and Scott Espy; and four sisters: Mary Langford, Ruth Jernigan, Doris Flippo and Louise Austin.
Survivors include three nieces: Sandra Huskey, Janet Standefer and Joy Robbins; five nephews: Randy Espy, Jimmy Flippo, Mike Flippo, Jerry Espy and Joe Jernigan.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 10-1:30 pm at Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace
A graveside service with military honors will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Wednesday in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Reverend Bill Harvey officiating .
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Orphanage Emmanuel, 715 Moores Mill Drive, Auburn, Alabama 36830
Arrangements have been entrusted by Lane Funeral Home on Ashland Terrace, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415. www.lanefh.com
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404