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James F. "Tunney" Hamlin, age 85, of Corbin, Kentucky, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at Baptist Health in Corbin.
He was the Owner-Operator of the former Hamlin Supermarket in Corbin. Tunney was a founding and charter member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Corbin and a US Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ona and Belva Hamlin; and by his mother, Rhoda Hamlin.
Tunney is survived by his wife, Pat Hamlin; children, Sharon Owens, TIna Kersey and husband Andy, and Barry Hamlin and wife Annette; grandchildren, Kristy Griggs (Jake), Heather Hart (Tyler), Laura Rudolph (Mike), Adria Thompson (Kody), Alisha Hail (Chase), Katie Hamlin, Lauren Hamlin and Michael Hamlin; and great grandchildren, Emma, Zac, Owen and Eli.
Celebration of life service for James F. "Tunney" Hamlin will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 30, at Immanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. Allen Bonnell officiating.
Burial will follow in the Worley Cemetery in Corbin with military honors by the Keavy DAV.
Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be given to Immanuel Baptist Church, 720 Browning Acres Road, Corbin, KY 40701.
Arrangements by Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home, where messages may be written to the family at vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com
Published on December 29, 2017
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