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James H. Tolle

James Tolle

November 7, 1927     ~     September 9, 2011

James H. Tolle, 83, Glasgow, died Friday, September 09, 2011, at his residence. A native of Barren County, he was a son of the late William Henry and Pearl Brown Tolle. He was a retired Tool and Die Maker at SKF Industries, and was an avid supporter and a Past President of the Glasgow Scottie Band Parents. He was a member of the First Christian Church, where he was a long time member of the Coombs-Dickinson Bible Class, a Deacon, and chair of the property committee for many years. He was a veteran of WWII, having served with the United States Air Force.

Survivors include his wife, Jo-Ann Tolle; one daughter, Cindy Greer and her husband, Bobby, of Glasgow; one son, Steve LaForge and his wife, Deb, of Franklin, TN; five grandchildren, Leslie LaForge of Hermitage, TN, Sarah Greer of Glasgow, Shelby Tooley and husband, Dustin, of Tompkinsville, Jeremy Pratt of Nashville, and Rachel Stephens of Tuscaloosa, AL; one brother, Billy Joe Tolle of Witchita, Kansas; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Tolle and one sister, Luverne Carder.

Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Glasgow Chapter 20 DAV. Visitation will be from 12 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home and after 9:00 a.m. Monday at the church. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the First Christian Church Building Fund or a favorite charity.

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Guest Register

15 Entries for James H. Tolle

  1. Rita Garmon says:

    Praying!!! God Bless!!!

  2. Scotty Eudy says:

    I sure will miss him. My heart is out to the family.

  3. Cecil Walker says:

    I am truely sorry for your loss.Bless each of you during the days and weeks ahead.

  4. Ray Green says:

    Jo-Ann and family, my condolence to you. James was such a nice man. I enjoyed playing golf with him and talking with him. May God grant you peace a strength during this time.

  5. Judy Wilshear says:

    Terry and I are so very sorry for your loss. May the Lord keep you in the palm of His hand and grant you peace and love during the coming days.

  6. Curt and Paulette Peil says:

    A loss to all of us. We will miss his kind and gentle nature. We hope that God may give strength and peace to Jo-Ann and her family in these difficult times.

  7. Mike & Peggy Sherfey says:

    WE will miss Uncle James so very much. Miss his laugh & his visits to the shop. May he rest now. may God Bless. love you all.

  8. Sue M. Smith says:

    So sorry for your loss; your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Duane Tennant says:

    JoAnne/Cindy: Sorry to learn of James passing!! Please accept my sincere condolences! You/your family will be in our thougths/prayers!! May God bless you with comfort/strength during this difficult time!!! Let the precious memories comfort you and give you the strength you will need during the coming days/weeks/months. May God’s blessings be on you!!

  10. Sondra & Benny says:

    Jo-Ann, Cindy, Steve and family,
    Benny & I are so sorry about your loss of James, our friend and the one you all loved and admired.

  11. Sondra & Benny says:

    Jo-Ann, Cindy, Steve & family,
    We are so sorry for the loss of James, our friend and the one you loved & admired.
    May caring hearts comfort you, friendships warm you and love lift your sadness making room for your memories.
    Sondra & Benny

  12. JW & Linda Lessenberry says:

    Thinking of you’ll at this time.

  13. Debbie Reece says:

    So sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. Tolle. I always enjoyed our many conversations we had about history when he visited during events at Hall Place. He was a very dear man and I know he will be missed very much. Love and prayers to his family and friends.

  14. Betty Hall and family says:

    We are so sorry for the loss of Mr. Tolle…Your family are in our thoughts and prayers!!

  15. Roger and Sue Gentry says:

    Our love and prayers are with you all. James was such a wonderful person and I really enjoyed talking with him when I worked for First Christian Church. Love and prayers. Sue and Roger Gentry