Cisco, James

Written by David Green.

James Arthur “Jim” Cisco, Sr., 81, died Nov. 21, 2011, at his residence in Blountville, Tenn.

He was born Feb. 25, 1930, in Hudson, Mich., a son of the late John Henry and Alice Marie Cisco.

Jim served in the 185th Engineering Company of the U.S. Army. He was a lifelong member of the American Legion Post #368 in Morenci, Mich. He was a past master of Masonic Lodge #95 in Fairfield, Mich., and attended church at Celebration Church in Blountville, Tenn. He was devoted to his family, pets and many many friends.

Jim is survived by his wife of 56 years, Edna Hall Cisco; two daughters, Diana (and Dale) Lewis of Science Hill, Ky., and Cindy Cisco of Church Hill, Tenn.; a son James “Jimmy” (and Shelby) Cisco, Jr., of Blountville, Tenn.; a sister, Frances Pate of Florida; a brother, John W. (and Joyce) Cisco of Kentwood, Mich.; grandchildren, Tia Deanna Cisco of Blountville, Tenn., and Cole Bishop of Bristol, Tenn.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, James Michael Lewis, and a great-granddaughter, Sophia Karin Cisco.

A memorial service will be planned at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services in Bristol, Va.

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