JIMMY LEE “FRED” STAFFORD, age 67, of Tullahoma, Tenn., departed this life suddenly on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Stafford was employed for many years as a supervisor in the textile industry.  His favorite hobby was restoring antique cars.  He was a member of the Southern Wheels in Motion car club. Most of all, Mr. Stafford was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.

Mr. Stafford is survived by his wife, Joyce Stafford, sons; Mark (Robyn) Stafford of Shelbyville, Justin Stafford of Tullahoma, daughters; Kim Ray of Winchester and Teresa Graves of Oak Ridge, Tenn., sisters; Jean McBride of Georgia, Margaret Lehew of Tullahoma and Jackie Womack of Manchester, Tenn. grandchildren; Jason Holt, Kayla Holt, Heather Myers, Hannah Floyd, Tyler Stafford, and Matt France, and 9-great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family is scheduled for 5:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday evening, Jan. 9th in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services.

Services for Mr. Stafford will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Grant Funeral Services with Bro. Randy Jackson, officiating.

Interment will follow in the Manchester City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made by contacting Grant Funeral Services.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.