James Edward Rynes

June 6, 1946 ~ August 29, 2020 (age 74)


James Edward “Eddie“ Rynes, age 74, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020. 

He served in the US Army as PVT E-1 and worked for forty four and half years at Alstom Powers. He was a member and Deacon at Clear Springs Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Edgar and Josie Jean Rynes, brother: Danny Rynes.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory is his wife of 49 years: Freida Rynes, son: Jason Rynes, daughter: Dana Rynes Grissom (John), very special granddaughter: Maylei Grissom all of Decatur, TN, sisters: Kathryn Everette (Jim) of Decatur, Phyllis Hope (Grover) of Cleveland, TN brother: Johnny Ray (Lisa) of Dalton, GA  and many nieces, nephews, many special friends and loved ones.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a. m., Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at Clear Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Frank Hicks officiating. 

There will be no formal visitation. 

Due to Covid 19 regulations we ask that you bring and wear your mask during the service and practice social distancing. 
Bowers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Rynes family.

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