James Odell Atwood age 80 of Munfordville passed away at 4pm Saturday, August 31st at the Medical Center in Bowling Green. James was born in Jefferson County to the late James Thomas & Mary Helen Holtsclaw Atwood. He was a retired mail carrier, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a mason with Bearwallow/Cave City Lodge, the Green River Lodge and the York Rite Cross of Honor Lodge. James was a member of the Leitchfield Crossing Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a son David Atwood and a daughter Paula Reams
James is survived by his wife-Carol Jones Atwood
Two son-James O. Atwood, Jr. of Gilbert, SC
Michael Pedigo of Hardyville
One daughter-Ann Atwood Simmons of Carson City, Nevada
One sister-Judy Napper of Cave City
Six grandchildren-Lyndsey Simmons, David Atwood, Shanay Simmons, Iris Reams, Wallace Reams and Kelcie Pedigo; one great-granddaughter-Mila Atwood
Funeral services for James Odell Atwood will be 1pm Wednesday, Sept. 4 in the chapel of Sego Funeral Home with burial in the Magnolia Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1-8pm and after 8am Wednesday at the Sego Funeral Home. A Royal Arch Masonic service will be 7pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
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