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James Rex Tankersley

July 25, 1949 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 71)


Funeral service for James Rex Tankersley, 71, will be Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Cint Lee officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.  Burial will be in Hartselle City Cemetery.  Visitation will be Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Peck Funeral Home. 

Mr.  Tankersley died on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at UAB Hospital, Birmingham.  He was born July 25, 1949, in Cullman County to Oscar Clayton Tankersley and Glenice Barnett Tankersley.  Mr. Tankersley was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Angela Renee Grimes; son-in-law, Dan Castrillo; two brothers, Dwight Tankersley and Gary Tankersley and one sister, Dixie Powell. Prior to his passing, Mr. Tankersley was employed by Pennington Seed as a truck driver.

Survivors include:

Wife - Kathy Staudt Tankersley

Two Sons - 
Jimmy Tankersley (Alishia) and Jerry Tankersley (Lachelle)

Two Daughters - 
Karen Armstrong (Sean) and Jo Anne Castrillo

Two Sisters - 
Glenda Shea and Janice Morgan

Eleven Grandchildren - 
Alex Castrillo, Savannah Castrillo, Nick Royster, Mykaela Armstrong, 
Sarah Armstrong, Mitchell Armstrong, Molly Armstrong, Jay Tankersley, 
Zac Tankersley, Anna Vickery and Aiden Vickery

Great Grandchild - Juliette Royster

A host of nieces, nephews and other extended family

Pallbearers will be Jerry Schumann, Jay Tankersley, Zac Tankersley, Sonny Atkinson, Rodney Land, Jimmy Tankersley and Jerry Tankersley.     

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May 1, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Highway 31 SW| P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640

Funeral Service
May 1, 2021

1:00 PM
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Highway 31 SW| P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640

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