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James Edgar "Jim" ELLER

James Edgar "Jim" ELLER

Male 1931 - 2023  (92 years)


James “Jim” Edgar Eller, age 92, of Bristol, TN passed away on Monday, September 11, 2023 at his residence. He was born August 6, 1931 in the Holston Valley Community of Sullivan County, TN to the late D. James Eller and Mary Wilma Bentley Eller.

He was a retired general manager of Cortrim Hardwood Parts Co. and president of C. Stoler & Co., Inc. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school, sang in the choir, served on the administrative board and various committees. One of his greatest pleasures was serving in the church food pantry ministry.

He was a past director of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Bristol Boys & Girls Club, past president of Kiwanis Club of Bristol, and was inducted into MARQUIS “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest”.

Jim was a member and Past Master of King Masonic Lodge No. 461, Bristol York Rite Bodies having served in the “East” in all bodies, and was awarded the “Knight of York Cross of Honor”, the Knoxville Scottish Rite 32 degree, and a noble of Jericho Shriners.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Michael Eller; sister, Dorothy Harmon; and brother, Charles Eller. Survivors include his loving wife, Charlene Woodward Eller; sons, Brett Eller, Brian Wilcox and wife Tracy; daughter, Deborah Eller Nichols; sister, Vickie Brown; grandchildren, Danielle Eller Falkner and husband Michael, Tyler Eller and wife April, Jonathan Eller, and Alex Wilcox; four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, very special friend Dr. Morgan P. Lorio; and a host of friends and loved ones.

The family extends a special invitation to their friends to share in a Masonic Memorial Service at Weaver Funeral Home by King Lodge No. 461 at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 13, 2023. Funeral service to follow with Pastor Randall Morton officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6:45 p.m. prior to the service. The burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 14, 2023 in Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Steven Hanor, Dr. Morgan Lorio, Von Lewis, and Robert Johnson.

Eller, James "Jim" Edgar (1931-2023)

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