James "Jim" Robert Facciolli III

Born in West Chester, PA on July 26, 1942

Departed on September 7, 2019 and resided in Bethpage, TN

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James “Jim” Robert Facciolli III, of Bethpage, passed away on Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at the age of 77. Preceded in death by his parents; James Jr. and Elizabeth (Mattson) Facciolli. Survived by his wife of 34 years, Linda (Orr), children; Jim Facciolli IV (Sandra) and Caitlin Shinn (David), grandchildren; James Facciolli V (Olivia), Murphy Shinn and Annabelle Shinn, brother, Joey Facciolli (Debbie) and sister, Mary K. Facciolli. Jim is also survived by his five dogs; Nutmeg, Titan, Pony, Wildfire and Noel, along with many other extended family and friends.

Jim was born on July 26, 1942 in Westchester, Pennsylvania and moved to a farm in Readyville, Tennessee in 1989. There he raised several animals including horses, dogs, peacocks and chickens. Jim was a mechanic in the United States Army and served in Thailand during the Vietnam War. He retired after 36 years as a letter carrier and shop steward with the United States Postal Service. Jim enjoyed golfing, deer hunting, baseball, soccer and was an avid Washington Redskins fan. He was also a swimming instructor at the YMCA and worked as a trainer of trotter-pacer horses. Jim was a member of both Cripple Creek Presbyterian Church and 1st Presbyterian Church in Murfreesboro. Jim was a religious man and a supportive and loving husband, father and “baba” to his grandchildren whom he adored. He was also very close with his sibling and will be dearly missed.

A Celebration of Life with Military Honors will be held at Hendersonville Funeral Home, 353 East Main St. on Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at 3:00PM, officiated by Pastor John Todd. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 1:00PM until the hour of the service.

4 Comments to James "Jim" Robert Facciolli III

  1. Frederick C. Keller
    September 9, 2019 10:11 pm

    I remember Jimmy “Fass” well from our old days at the West Chester YMCA. He was older than most of us so was a leader in all the activities. As I recall he was liked & respected by everyone. He was also extremely talented physically and could do whatever he set his mind to. After we all graduated from Henderson High School I lost track of most of the old “Y” guys. I ended up marrying a girl from Jjimmy’s graduating class so I did see him once at a class reunion. I have nothing but great memories from those days and offer my sincerest condolences to his family.

  2. Linda Facciolli
    September 10, 2019 10:35 pm

    Thank you so much for reminiscing and your comments.

  3. Sarah Wesley
    September 13, 2019 9:23 am

    Growing up in WC was great times. The love and respect we have for your family , especially your parents will stay with us forever RIP Jimmy.

  4. Maurice Wesley
    September 14, 2019 1:42 pm

    Jim and I joined the US Army on the “Buddy Plan” in 1962, we were together for basic training. After that we went different ways. He was a good friend and exceptional teammate. He will be missed by many,
    Love you Jim !!

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