James "Jim" Edmond Moloney, age 58 of Franklin, Tenn., passed away Dec. 31, 2013, following extensive injuries sustained during a home accident in Atlanta while visiting family for the holidays.
Jim became a tool and die maker at Sandusky Machine and Tool. He worked at New Departure Hyatt in Sandusky, relocating to work at the Saturn/GM plant in Spring Hill, Tenn., before retiring in 2011. He was a member of the UAW Local 1853.
Jim was an active member of St. Philip Catholic Church where he was a eucharistic minister for the sick and elderly. He was a member of the Men's Club, serving a term as president and was a coordinator for the St. Patrick's Day fundraiser and Christmas Basket Program each year.
Jim and Linda were active members of the Tennessee Valley Corvette Club where he served a term as president and vice-president. He regularly enjoyed playing tennis, riding his road bike, golfing and swimming laps, SCUBA diving and windsurfing.
Jim was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Edmond "Ed" Moloney.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Zimmerman Moloney; daughter, Melissa Moloney; son, Ryan Moloney (Lindsey Cravotta); grandson and namesake, Abram James Moloney; mother, Helen Barkley Moloney; sisters, Jean Moloney, Joan (Kurt) Reynertson, Mary (Jessie) Sterlin; brothers, David (Debora) Moloney and Andrew Moloney Sr.; and many extended family members.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, until funeral services at 11 a.m., at St. Philip Catholic Church, 113 Second Ave. S., Franklin.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in his name to GraceWorks Ministries, 104 Southeast Pkwy., Franklin, TN 37064.