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James Darnell, Jr.

December 7, 1945 — February 17, 2013

Born in Shellbyville, TN on December 7, 1945 Departed on February 17, 2013 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

DARNELL, Jr., James Ernie –age 67 of Hendersonville passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clara Musgrave & James Ernie Darnell, Sr. and a brother-in-law, Billy Doak Brandon. Mr. Darnell never met a stranger and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved to fish and to watch his children and grandchildren play sports. Beginning his career at nine years old, Ernie sold Grit newspaper. He worked for National Life and Accident Insurance Company, Holiday Magic Cosmetics, Proctor & Gamble, Dollar General Corp., Forst Merchandising, and American Ace Coffee. He eventually became an independent manufacturer's rep founding the family business, James & James Company. He is survived by a loving wife, Kathleen R. Darnell; sons, Jay Kay Darnell, Adam Swann, Stokes Natalie Swann; grandchildren, Alex & David Darnell, Campbell Swann; and sister, Nancy June Brandon. Funeral Services for Mr. Darnell will be conducted on Thursday, February 21st at 2pm from Community Church in Hendersonville. Visitation with the family will be held from 12pm-2pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to AGAPE of Nashville at 4555 Trousdale Dr. Nashville, TN 37204 615 781-3000. HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 615 824-3855

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