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Jimmy Joe Stamps

June 6, 1945 — December 23, 2016

Jimmy Joe Stamps, 71, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2016. He was a graduate of Tennessee Technological University where he received a degree in Business Administration. After graduation he served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army. During that time he served in the Vietnam War as a Ranger where he received the Purple Heart. He retired from an accomplished business career after 30+ years of service. Jim was a member of the Peerless Road Church of God of Prophecy, an avid Tennessee Volunteer fan, and the best Papa to his beloved grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl F. Stamps and Reba Nichols Stamps.


Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Elsie Wyatt Stamps of Cleveland; children, Tonya Stamps of Cookeville, Jimmy Joe Stamps II of Atlanta and Amy Kier and husband, Ken of Cleveland; grandchildren, Wyatt Kier and Lauren Kier, both of Cleveland; sister, Linda Ragland of Cookeville; “other sister” Donna Risch of Cleveland, “other daughter” Jennifer Risch of Knoxville, and several uncles, nieces, and nephews.


The funeral will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Keith Street Ministries Church of God of Prophecy in Cleveland with the Reverend Adrian Varlack officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Kenneth Kier, Wyatt Kier, Richard Creasy, Mark Wyatt, Mark Kirk and Doyle Hughes will serve as pallbearers.


His family will receive friends from 4:00 -8:00 p.m. on Monday at Fike-Randolph Funeral Home in Cleveland.


The family requests that memorials be made in Jim’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or visit:


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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Keith Street Ministries Church of God of Prophecy

4000 Keith Street Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37312

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