James Kenneth McKamey Jr., 71, of Harrison, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. James served our country in the U.S. Navy. James was a fiercely loyal and independent man. James was preceded in death by his mother and father, Ernestine and James K. Mckamey Sr. James is survived by his sister, Charlynne (Maurice) Parson; children, Michael, Jan, Mark; nieces and nephews, Kelly Mitchell and her children, Lilli and Cassia, Brian Westmoreland and his son, Peyton; and friends significant in his life, Marty and Sherry Hanson, Ken and Tammi Thompson, Charles Perkins and Raymond Holder. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. today, Jan. 21, at the North Chapel, and on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until time of the service. Funeral service will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayland Stewart officiating. Burial will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com. Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.