James Orien Tuley, 92, of Dale, passed away on Feb. 1, 2019 at his residence. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd & Erma Tuley; children, Kenny J. Tuley and Yvonne Hunt; siblings, Carl, Narl and Horald Tuley, and Mildred Oxley.
Jim is survived by his wife of 67.5 years, Bessie Tuley; children, Dennis (Karen) Tuley, Linda (Jeff) Bailey, Don (Marsha) Tuley and Lora (Corey) Austin; son-in-law, Ken Hunt; grandchildren, Chris (Lisa) Tuley, Kimberly (Ben) Smith, Eric (Shannon) Tuley, Claudette (Daryl) Nicodemus, Amanda (Keith) Mosiman, Andrea (Drew) Lasher, Walter Alex (Rachel Scheller) Bailey, Emily (Kyle) Tevault, Kyle Tuley, Luke Tuley, Courtney (Roger Tonna) Austin, Abigail Austin; 15 great-grandchildren; and sister, Esther A. Robinson.
Jim was a US Army Korean War Veteran. A lifelong farmer, he also drove school bus for 26 years and was employed at Jasper Engines 7 years.
Funeral Service 11 a.m. Feb. 9, 2019 at Heilman Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 8844 IN-161, Dale, Ind., 47523. Visitation, Friday from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Bradley's Colonial Chapel, 1005 E. Main St. Boonville, and one hour before service time on Saturday at the Church. Interment Garrison Chapel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to Blindhorse Bottoms Scholarship Fund in Honor of Yvonne Hunt. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.bradleyscc.com.