James  Cattell
James Edward "Jim" Cattell, 87, of Tifton passed away Friday, December 6, 2019, at his home in Tifton. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 12, 2019, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Brother Todd Brey officiating. Mr. Cattell will be laid to rest at Tift Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Travis Volle, David Seaman, Matthew Seaman, Jedidiah Seaman, Corey Preston, Larry Cattell, Ryan Vicars and James Sauls will serve as pallbearers.
Born July 15, 1932 in Hudson, Michigan, Mr. Cattell was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel McGhee Cattell. He retired from the military in the United States Air Force, serving in Vietnam and receiving the Bronze Star. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Tifton; a member of the Tifton Geneology Society and the American Legion. He taught small engine repair classes at ABAC in Continuing Education.
Mr. Cattell is survived by one son, James Glen Cattell of Tifton; three daughters and one son-in-law, Carol Weaver of Casper, Wyoming, Susan Tucker of Locust Grove, Georgia and Nancy and Donald Seaman of Tifton; one brother, George Cattell of Shreveport, Louisiana; two sisters, Joyce Lavery of Freeman, Missouri and Patricia Mills of Mountain View, Missouri; twenty grandchildren; and twenty-two great-grandchildren.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial gifts may be made to a charity of choice.
You may offer condolences to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. Services for the Cattell family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Published on December 10, 2019


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