James Ward Trisdale, age 59, of the Whitleyville Community in Jackson County, passed away Sat., May 2, 2009. Funeral services were conducted Tues., May 5, 2009, from the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Carson and E. C. Meadows officiating. Eric Dixon, Jeremy West, Zander Dixon, Jimmy Lee, Richard Barns, Joe Croso, and Ray Amalfitano served as pallbearers. Interment followed in the Macon County Memorial Gardens. James Ward Trisdale was born to Elna Boles and the late Claudie Clayton Trisdale on Feb. 17, 1950 in Jackson County, Tenn. Besides his father; one brother, Johnny Trisdale, also preceded him in death. James was a Veteran serving in the United States Army during the Vietnam War in the early seventy’s. He had worked also for GF Office Furniture for over twenty years. He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors. James was a quite, simple man with not much to say, working hard to supply for his family. He was a loving and caring brother that will be greatly missed. James was of the Church of Christ belief. He is survived by; son and daughter-in-law, James (April) Trisdale of Lafayette, Tenn., mother, Elna Trisdale of Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., grandchildren, Carson and Kurston Trisdale of Lafayette, Tenn., brother and sister-in-law, Billy (Donna) Trisdale, sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda (Zander) Dixon, Nancy (Gary) Vinson all of Red Boiling Springs.