Jim Tandy, of Wolfe City, age 73, passed away August 18, 2017, in Baylor Scott & White hospital in Dallas. He was born to Halbyrd and Olive Edna Bradwell Tandy on March 4, 1944 in Harlingen, Texas. He married Ruth Mary Winslow in South Sulphur, March 18, 1978.
He served in the US Navy as a typhoon tracker in squadron VW-1 in Vietnam. He worked as a logistician at Raytheon.
He is survived by his wife Ruth, two sons: Wayne Allison of Paris Texas, Jeff and wife Kathy Allison of Wolfe City, twelve grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two sisters – Elaine Tandy of Wolfe City, Mary Pryor of Wolfe City, one brother John Tandy of Greenville, and one cousin Cleve Breedlove of Los Fresnos, Texas, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Mario Rodriguez and Bro. Tim Hearn 10:00 A.M., Wednesday August 23, 2017 at First Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 22, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Owens Funeral Home.