Obituary: James Harold Way Jr.

October 25, 1951 – November 7, 2019

James Harold Way, Jr., 68, of Bedford, died at 10:58 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at his residence.

Born October 25, 1951, in Bedford, he was the son of James H. Way, Sr. and Mary Francis (Pannell) Way. He married Brenda Hagstrom on May 12, 1973, and she survives. He retired from the Air Force after twenty years of service then worked as a programmer analyst through a government contractor.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda, of Bedford; two daughters, Shannon Reinhart and husband, Daniel, of Loogootee and Heather Way, of Shoals; seven grandchildren, Misty Bough, Christie Bough, Kimberly Bough, Nicholas Reinhart, James Way, Brycen Reinhart, and Robert Bough; two great-grandchildren, Madelyn and Oliver; sister-in-law, Linda Maharry and nephew, Chuck Maharry, whom resided with him; a sister, Ina Mack and
husband, Dale, of Bedford.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings; Marcia Blanton, Rose Pruett, Betty Davis, and Mark Steven Way.

James wanted everyone to know how much he loved his family.

James’ wishes were to be cremated. There will be a private service at a later date.

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