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Obituary: John 'Johnny/JJ' Wallace Hosford Jr.

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Johnny Hosford

Johnny Hosford

John “Johnny/JJ” Wallace Hosford Jr., 64, of Shelbyville, Tennessee, passed away on July 19, 2019.

Mr. Hosford was born in Williamson County to the late John W. Hosford Sr. and Ann Fentress Hosford. He was a loving husband, a supportive father, a proud grandfather and fierce friend.

He took delight and lived for his family. He was a proud member of the Teamsters Local 480 Truck driving union and took pride in his work. Johnny also an avid UT Vol’s fan and loved golf and NASCAR.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Gary Hosford, and brother in-law, Charley Tribe.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 42 years, Jane Paterson Hosford of Shelbyville; sons, John W. Hosford III and Justin (Josh Norman) Hosford; daughter, Jami (Evan) Hosford Rodriguez; nephews, Michael Hosford, Bryan Tribe, Bryce Tribe and Richard Atlee; nieces, Jami Tory, Brandi Tribe and Beth Atlee; sister, Donna (Kevin) Addy; sister-in-law, Sue Tribe; grandchildren, Gabriel and Connor Hosford, Savannah, Mark and Luke Fox; and great-granddaughter, Carolina Campbell.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2019 with visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home. Jim Taylor will officiate. Burial will follow in Williamson Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Huntingdon, 631 R. Wilson, Huntingdon, TN 38344.

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, 615-794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com