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 James F. Pilant

James F. Pilant

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Death 10 Dec 2012 (aged 69)
Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 101993614 · View Source
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James F. Pilant
Born: April 27, 1943
Died: December 10, 2012

Services: 7:00 PM Thursday, December 13, 2012, at Bridges Funeral Home.

Visitation: 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday, December 13, 2012, at Bridges Funeral Home.

Pilant, James F. – age 69, took his first breath in Heaven at 9:10 a.m. on Monday, December 10, 2012, while at home. He was a Vietnam Veteran and proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. He was an active member and devoted to working to spread the love of Christ at New Beginnings Baptist Church. Formerly employed at USA Aggregates and known to many for his many years of service in the concrete and trucking industries. Preceded in death by parents, John and Johnnie Pilant. Jim will forever be missed by his loving wife of 47 years, Jessie Pilant. Jim's children: Jeanna Neal and husband Danny, and Jim Pilant and wife Shelby; grandchildren, Jessica, Jaci, and Daniel Neal and fiancé Brook Sawyer, Amanda, John and Justin Pilant. Jim will also be missed by all of his other many family members, friends and church family, and special neighbor, Pat Lemons. Jim's family would like to send special thanks to the doctors, nurses, and staff on the seventh floor of UT Hospital and on the eighth floor of Fort Sanders Hospital. Also a special thanks to all the doctors and staff at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation for their love and care and special long-time family physician, Dr. Fred Hurst. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 13, 2012, at Bridges Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The funeral will be 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Danny Neal and Rev. Theo Messer officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, December 14, at Bridges Funeral Home and proceed to Eastview Memorial Gardens for an 11:00 a.m. interment. Pallbearers: Daniel Neal, John Pilant, Greg Sauceman, Leon Underwood, Mark Lemons, Glen Nix, Mike "Bud" Black, and Jary Pitts. Honorary pallbearers: Harold Witt, Earl Flynn, Nelson Arnold, Ronnie Taylor, Earl Brock, and Bill Woods. Military honors will be provided by East TN Veteran Honor Guard. If donations would like to be made in lieu of flowers, please make them in memory of Jim Pilant to the New Beginnings Baptist Church Building Fund, in care of Nelson Arnold, Treasurer, 1601 Osborne Road, Knoxville, TN 37914. Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 865-523-4999.

Memorials: If donations would like to be made in lieu of flowers, please make them in memory of Jim Pilant to the New Beginnings Baptist Church Building Fund, in care of Nelson Arnold, Treasurer, 1601 Osborne Road, Knoxville, TN 37914.


Cemetery: Eastview Memorial Gardens


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  • Created by: Teresa Harris
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101993614
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James F. Pilant (27 Apr 1943–10 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101993614, citing Eastview Memorial Gardens, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Teresa Harris (contributor 47303607) .