Mr. James Edward “Jim” Waldrop, age 86 of Allensville, KY, passed away 10:15 PM Saturday, July 13, 2019 at his residence of natural causes. Services for Mr. Jim will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Allensville United Methodist Church in Allensville, KY with Rev. Jeff Dimatties officiating. Burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 Noon until time for the service at 2:00 PM.
Mr. Jim was born April 2, 1933 in Columbia, TN the son of the late Edward Waldrop and Nancy M. Sullivan. He was retired from Bellsouth after 43 years of service and was a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran, KY Colonel, Telephone Pioneer and served on the Todd County School Board for many years. Mr. Jim was a faithful member of the Allensville United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Ruth Waldrop of Allensville, his daughter, Beth Waldrop Calvery of Allensville; his grandsons, J.T. Calvery and Jon Calvery both of Allensville.
The family asks that donations be given to the Allensville United Methodist Church, C/O Ruth Waldrop, 2078 State Line Road, Allensville, KY 42204.