James Mansfield Tygret, Jr.

Born in Nashville, TN on February 14, 1933

Departed on December 31, 2011 and resided in Nashville, TN

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TYGRET, James Mansfield, Jr. "Jim" – Age 78, Nashville, December 31, 2011. Preceded in death by daughter, Cindy Dawn Tygret. Survived by his beloved wife of 31 years, Mary Gates Tygret; daughters, Christy Roberts, Amy Dodson and Sarah Hockaday; sons, James W. Tygret and Stephen Tygret; brother, Lewis Tygret; grandchildren, Jeremy Tygret, Cynthia Hughes, Brandon Tygret, Sandy Clayborne, Stacy Owensby, Aaron Tygret and Ryan Tygret; six great-grandchildren. Jim, a most kind and generous man who never met a stranger and a man who would lend a hand to help anyone in need. He was a US Army Veteran who served in the Korean War and a native of Nashville. He was the owner of the Bellevue Coin Operated Laundry for 18 years. Jim loved life, his family and friends. He will be dearly missed. A memorial service will be at 1:30 pm on Friday, January 6, 2012 at St. George's Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Pike. Visitation will be Friday, 12:00 pm until the time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. George's Episcopal Church, Second Harvest Food Bank, American Red Cross or a charity of your choice. HARPETH HILLS FUNERAL HOME 615 646-9292 www.afamilylegacy.com

One Comment to James Mansfield Tygret, Jr.

    June 17, 2012 12:00 am

    Has been extremely years… Was a very close friend or maybe sometime his daughter Cindy Dawn Tygret boyfriend while we were in High School Jim was always nice to me an spent time coming over to the Bath Ruth Baseball Park when they lives on Cabin Hill Road.

    As for me went to college for 5 years played football an baseball in college. Then went into Navy as Ensign. Became Naval Seal Operator for 21 years left as Commander. Now an University Professor in Sports Performance Human Sciece.

    Sorry for everyone lost.