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James "Jim" Lee Tisdale

August 12, 1964 — April 24, 2022


James (Jim) Lee Tisdale of Franklinville, NC, formerly of Green Valley, IL passed away on April 24, 2022. 

The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 9:00 am at Salisbury National Cemetery with Mike Thompson officiating.

Jim was born in Pekin, IL to Lee (Pete) and Evelyn Tisdale. He attended Green Valley Grade and High School and enlisted into the United State Army in 1982 to serve his county during a 10 year military career, receiving many awards and commendations throughout his career.  He lived in many places in the United States and overseas, but settled in North Carolina, where he has lived and worked for close to 30 years.  He loved to play music and be with friends and family.  Jim had a big heart and fun- loving spirit and always said good- bye with “Love you more!”

Jim is preceded in death by his father, Pete Tisdale.

Jim is survived by his children Tosha (Michael) Walden and Terry Tisdale, his mother, Evelyn Tisdale, his sisters, Susan (Wayne) White, Gloria (Mark) Kilmer, Lynn(Brian)Tackett, and brother David (Tonya) Tisdale, his 4 grandchildren whom he truly adored, many nieces and nephews, and lots of friends.

Memorials may be made to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation, 3 Columbus Circle, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10019.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, May 1, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Graveside Service

Monday, May 2, 2022

Starts at 9:00 am (Eastern time)

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