Obituary: James Robert 'Shotgun' Andrews

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James Robert “Shotgun” Andrews

James Robert “Shotgun” Andrews

James Robert “Shotgun” Andrews, 93, of Franklin, went to be with the Lord on Jan 21, 2020. 

Mr. Andrews was a longtime resident of Williamson County, a 65-year self-employed barber and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Shotgun was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who loved fishing and gardening. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Snow Hassell Andrews; daughter, Pam Andrews Adkins; grandson, Jason Kenrick Adkins; siblings, Grace Jones, Mildred Gibbs, Lena Geasley and Walter, Clyde and J.T. Andrews; and infant brother, William Andrews.

He’s survived by his wife of 74 years, Margaret Johnson Andrews; son, Randy (Debbie) Andrews; grandchildren, Jennifer (Jason) McMillan and Matt (Nicole) Andrews; and great-grandchildren, Wyatt (Lexie) Hastings, Wade Hastings, Sophie Hastings, Cody McMillan, Justin McMillan, Jaylen Andrews, Jameson Andrews, and Landon Andrews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Pastors Ronnie Johnson and Ken Andrews officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday and noon-2 p.m. on Sunday prior to the service. Burial will be in Johnson Hollow Cemetery with military honors.

Active pallbearers will be Matt Andrews, Landon Andrews, Jaylen Andrews, Jason McMillan, Wade Hastings, Jameson Andrews, Cody McMillan and Justin McMillan. Honorary pallbearers will be Ike Ladd, Larry Jones, Herb Jones, Tim Jones, Steve Dunning, Jeff Pittinger, Kenny and Sammy Adkins, Steve Wariner, Ricky Headley, Jeff Long, Jerry Smithson, Lloyd Shavers, Bill Davis, John Oakley, Jimmy Burns, Lloyd Anderson, Mike Gibbs, William and Ken Andrews, and Raymond Vaughn. 

Memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Hospital.

Williamson Memorial 3009 Columbia Ave Franklin,TN 615-794-2289 

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