James Lee “Jim” Edrington, Sr. age 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 15, 2016 at Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky surrounded by family. He was born August 23, 1934 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Coleman and Florence (Ludwig) Edrington.
He was retired from the Louisville Post office where he was a supervisor and was the former Post Master at the Fredericksburg office. Jim was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the American Legion Post 42, V.F.W. Post 1693, and the La Societe Des 40 Hommes Et 8 Chevauk 1250 40-8 all.
Being a very social person Jim loved being a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church. He enjoyed being around a lot of people and volunteering at the St. Michael’s picnic every year. He also enjoyed Karaoke and golf.
Jim married Mary “Joanne” McCormish Holmes on October 16, 1964. Besides his wife he is survived by four daughters: Marcy Knox; Deiadre Dery (Brian); of Louisville, Kentucky; Sharon Brown (Dwain) of North Carolina; and Jamie Harris (Donnavon) of Greenville.
One brother: Coleman Edrington (Nadine) of Lanesville and one sister: Sue Hellmueller (Walter) of Louisville, Kentucky. Eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one daughter Dawn Edrington and one son James Lee Edrington, Jr. Two brothers: Donald Edrington, Robert Edrington, and three sisters: Dorothy Byron, Barbara Owen, and Mary Cunningham.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church Bradford 1140 Farmers Lane N.E., Greenville, Indiana 47124 with interment to follow in the Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church Bradford and from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday.
All arrangements are being handled by Love Funeral Home, Palmyra.