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James Washburn - Obituary



Funeral services for Mr. James Washburn, age 84 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 am at Higgins Funeral Home with Paul Clayton officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Cemetery. Mr. Washburn passed away Saturday evening in St. Thomas Hospital.

Mr. Washburn was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late John Loyd and Annie Lee McMillan Washburn. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a dairyman, owner/operator of Washburn Grocery and was an avid breeder of Tennessee Walking Horses. He produced noted world champions such as: Solid Cardon, Sweetie Sky, I'm Infamous, High Altitude, CP3, Stormy's Miss Delightful, A Five Star Lady (Mr. Washburn's pride and joy). Mr. Washburn was a member of the Park City Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife Nancy Moyers Washburn of Fayetteville, daughter Lisa Washburn, son Curt Washburn and wife Patti, grandsons Jake and Luke Washburn all of Fayetteville.

Visitation with the family was Monday evening from 5 until 8 pm at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Multi County Cancer Support Network, 110 E. Lauderdale St., Tullahoma, TN 37388.

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