James D Delk


Mr. James D. Delk, 80, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, departed this life at his home early Saturday morning, May 18, 2019.
Mr. Delk was born in Celina, Tennessee on September 22, 1938. He was a son of the late J.D. and Clarcie Phillips Delk. Along with his parents he was also preceded in death by a sister, Irene Jennings; and his brother, William Delk.
He was a Veteran of the United States Army and served during the Korean War. Mr. Delk was a previous Metro Police Officer with the Nashville, Tennessee Police Department. He had been a Minister at Baptist Ridge Church of Christ and was a member at Tunnel Hill Church of Christ.
Mr. Delk is survived by his loving wife, Evelyn Delk of the residence; daughters and son-in-law, Donna Delk of Dalton, Georgia, Wanda and Mike Allen of Madison, Tennessee; sisters and brother-in-law, Mae Maxwell of Celina, Tennessee and Ann and Ronnie Hunt of Nashville, Tennessee; grandchildren, Lauren Lackey of Dalton, Amanda Allen of Madison, Tennessee, and Michael Allen Jr. of Pensacola, Florida; great-grandchildren, Samuel, Ava, Elijah, Noah, and Roman.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. James Delk will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 2:00 PM from Ponders Melrose Chapel with Minister Roy Clark officiating. The Dalton American Legion Post 112 will present Military Honors. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, from 12:00 Noon until the service hour.
A service will also be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of Mount Olivet Funeral Home in Nashville, Tennessee with Minister David Gregory officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, at Mount Olivet Funeral Home from 12:00 Noon until the service hour. Interment will follow in the Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Arrangements by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706)226-4002 "Funerals, Cremations, Cemeteries, Florists" YOUR SELECTED INDEPENDENT FUNERAL HOME"
Published on May 18, 2019
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3 posts

john j jack rohtert Det.
May 24, 2019
Jim was a gentlemen in everyway, always speaking nicely about his fellow officers.
Ret Major John Manning
May 22, 2019
Sorry to hear, prayers for the family. Always liked him, he was a good person
It. Phil Sutton
May 22, 2019
A good man and a fine officer...sgt.