June 28, 2013

James Windell Wimpy

Mr. James Windell Wimpy, 69, of Dalton, passed away Friday, June 28, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.

He was born June 18, 1944, to the late Ed Lee and Willie Lou Shepard Wimpy and was preceded in death by his nephew, Zachary Newcomb.

He was a retired truck driver and carpet mill worker, a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Annetta Kaye Beck Wimpy; daughter, Kayla Young; two sisters, Peggy Gunn and Donna Wimpy; sisters-in-law, Malinda (Jack) Golden and Rebecca Beck; brothers-in-law, Willie (Stephanie) Beck and Richard Beck; three adopted children, Destiny Hall, Marquis Young and Tatum Williams, all of Dalton; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Graveside service will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. with military honors.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 4 to 5 p.m.

Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family and the online guestbook signed at

Arrangements are by Willis Funeral Home Inc., of Dalton.


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