James L. Lively, Sr., 69, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, February 20, 2012. He was a son of the late Ann Lively and was preceded in death by his brother, Donald Haning and grandson, Christopher Nicolas Tyler.
Mr. Lively was a graduate of Adams State College in Alamosa, CO. He worked for the State of North Carolina as a Magistrate for 13 years after retiring as a Postal Inspector. James served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Hendersonville Elks Lodge #1616.
He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Martha Lively; daughters, Lisa Lively-Perry and Mitzie Lively both of Hendersonville; son, James Lively, Jr. and wife Megan of Taylorsville; brother, Gary Wayne Haning and wife Anita of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Corey Tyler, Danielle Trussoni, Madison Gosnell, Ashton, Noah, Kaylee, and Emma Lively; great-grandchild, Salvatori Trussoni; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, February 25 in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 538 Tracy Grove Rd. Hendersonville, NC.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 1131, Fairfax, VA 22038-1131, or the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc., 355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10017.
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