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James "Jim" R. Rich

Obituary Mr. James R. “Jim” Rich, 79, of Tompkinsville passed away Monday, March 30, 2020, at Signature Healthcare of Monroe County. Jim was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 10, 1941, to the late Roy and Hattie Ray Rich. Jim retired from Tri-County Electric after 34 years of service, was a member of The Masonic Lodge #753, and Order of The Eastern Star. Jim was an avid UK Basketball fan and a member of Pleasant Hill Church of Christ.   Jim is survived by his wife, Inez Young Rich; three sons, Kevin (Pam) Rich, Kenny Rich, and Kelly Rich; one stepdaughter, Vickie Moody; one step-grandson Austin Pennington; three grandchildren, James Hunter Rich, Titan Rich, and Trevor Rich; one great-grandchild, Mekinzie Braylen Rich also survives. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his three children; Geraldine Estes (Kerr) Rich.  A private funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Anderson-Bartley Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, Kentucky with private burial in the Monroe County Memorial Lawn. Jason Page will officiate the service. Friends and family may share your messages of condolence, and express sympathy with the family of James “Jim” Rich at www.andersonbartleyfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl 17, Chicago, IL 60601 or Pleasant Hill Church of Christ. Memorials can be made at the funeral home or mailed to 204 Columbia Avenue, Tompkinsville, Kentucky. Anderson-Bartley Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Rich. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James "Jim" R. Rich, please visit our floral store.

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Omg, so many memories of uncle Jim. I'm deeply saddened to hear of his passing. We had alot of good memories with him and the rest of my family. R.I.P uncle Jim. Love you forever & always.

Shannon (Kerr) Baden Jul 9 2020 12:00 AM

Enjoyed playing softball with Jim. He was a very good player and friend.

Joe Butler Apr 4 2020 12:00 AM

I will sure miss you Jim. Enjoyed the days we work together. I appreciated your wisdom and insight so very much.Larry Hardin

Larry Hardin Apr 3 2020 12:00 AM

TRI COUNTY ELECTRIC BURKESVILLE OFFICE EMPLOYEES HAVE SO MANY WONDERFUL MEMORIES OF JIM. WE WILL ALWAYS TREASURE THE TIME HE WAS A PART OF OUR LIVES. WE LOVED JIM AND WILL MISS HIM. FAMILY, YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS & PRAYERS! MUCH LOVE REBECCA GRAY, SHERMAN MCCOY, RACHEL PHELPS, BRENDA TEAL

TCEMC BURKESVILLE OFFICE Apr 2 2020 12:00 AM

JIM was a good man and friend.. He always treated me right.... The world just became a little less bright.. May he always Rest In Peace.......

John Polston Apr 2 2020 12:00 AM