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James Ralph Kiser

April 24, 1935 — June 27, 2024

Rossville, TN

James Ralph Kiser, age 89, resident of Rossville, Tennessee and husband of the late Frances Louise Stokes Kiser, departed this life Thursday morning, June 27, 2024, at his home.

James was born in 1935 in Rochelle, Georgia, the son of the late Ralph Asbury Kiser and Lucy Evelyn Smith Kiser. He was a member of First Baptist Church Fisherville and loved going to auctions, traveling and gardening. The joy of his life was spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren.

Mr. Kiser is survived by two sons, James Michael Kiser and David Lee Kiser (Glenda); four grandchildren, Casey Kiser, Michael Kiser, Graham Kiser and Carter Kiser; and four great-grandchildren, Liam Kiser, Bristol Lynn Kiser, Gus Blakeley and Dane Blakeley.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Louise Kiser.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at Magnolia Park Cemetery, where James Ralph Kiser will be laid to rest. 

Honorary pallbearers are Casey Kiser, Michael Kiser, Graham Kiser and Carter Kiser.

The family requests that memorials be directed to First Baptist Church Fisherville, 11893 Macon Road, Eads, TN 38028.

Go to to sign the Online Registry for the family or condolences may also be left on our online guestbook at McCullough Funeral Home and Crematory has the privilege of being entrusted with these arrangements.

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