Mr. James E. Dillon, 48, of Rocky Face, departed this life Monday afternoon, Dec. 2, 2013, at the local hospital.
James was born Sept. 4, 1965, in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
He is survived by his parents, Hubert Earl and Mary Jane Logan Dillon of Ducktown, Tenn.; his companion, Karen Cline Calhoun of Dalton; son, Evan Dillon of Dalton; daughters, Carrie Dillon of Huntsville, Ala., Alicia Dillon of Ohio, Angle Dillon Taylor of Dalton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Cathy and Michael Ross of Cleveland, Tenn., Patricia and Carl Miracle of Chattanooga; grandson, Ivan.
Services to celebrate the life of James Earl Dillon will be Saturday at noon from Ponders Melrose Chapel with Pastor Marty Greene officiating. Interment will be in Colonial Hills Memorial Park Cemetery with Chris Ballew, Vaughn Edwards, Curtis Edwards, Robbie Brown, K.C. Chambers and Michael Rittenhouse serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the service hour Saturday.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Funeral Home, Cemetery, Crematory and Florist, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.