Jimmy “Jimbo” Niece, 49, died September 20 in Moorestown, Tenn.
Born in Whitesburg to Jimmy Ballard Niece of Rogersville, Tenn., and Karen Sharp of Bluefield, W.Va., he had worked as a diesel mechanic, and enjoyed spending time at the campground at Cherokee Lake.
Surviving in addition to his parents are his stepmother, Regina Niece of Rogersville, Tenn.; two sons, Corbin Niece of New Market, Tenn., and Israel Shade Niece of Knoxville, Tenn.; his fiancée, Cristi Honeycutt Bates of Whitesburg; two brothers, Eddie Brown of Richmond, and Billy Edward Brown of Redfox; and two grandchildren, Cullen and Luna.
Mr. Niece was preceded in death by two brothers, Dwayne Niece and Andy Niece.
Funeral services were held September 23 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg.