Obit: James Bouldin

Obit: James Bouldin

June 6th, 2019 in Obituaries
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Captain James (Jim) Allan Bouldin, USN (Ret.) died June 4, 2019. He was a native of Grundy County, Tenn. and resided on Signal Mountain, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leander and Anna Margaret Schild Bouldin; several siblings and a grandson, Peter Bouldin Andersen. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jane Armstrong Bouldin; daughters, Margaret (Meg) Elizabeth Bouldin White (Rick) of Ringgold, Ga. and Meredith Jamison Bouldin Andersen (Mike) of Dalton, Ga.; grandchildren, Katherine (Kit) Stephenson Turner, Ringgold, Ga., Eleanor Price Andersen, James Collier Andersen and Charles Phillip Andersen, all of Dalton, Ga.; sister, Sara Grooms; several nieces and nephews. Born in the Swiss Colony of Greutli, Tenn., Jim graduated from Grundy County High School and received a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Tennessee Tech. He graduated from USN Officers Candidate School, spent four years on Active Duty and retired as Captain. He worked in manufacturing during his career and retired as President of Cannon Equipment Southeast, a subsidiary of Imperial Metals Industries. During retirement years he worked as a volunteer for the Department of Defense agency, supporting men and women of the armed forces. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2019, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Chattanooga National Cemetery. A reception will be held at the Bouldin home on Signal Mountain, Tenn. following the graveside service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Morgan Class of First Centenary United Methodist Church 419 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, Tenn. 37402. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.


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