James "Jim" Tuggle of Moberly passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018, at his home from colon cancer. He was born September 27, 1951, in Higbee, Missouri, to the late Richard and Evelyn (Westfall) Tuggle. He married Elinor Grimes in 1973. Jim was employed by AB Chance-Hubbell Power Systems and retired after 49 years of service. He also served as a Higbee volunteer fireman. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Evelyn Tuggle; brothers: Mark Tuggle and Larry Tuggle; and sister Sherry Tuggle. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Elinor Tuggle; daughters: Stacey VanHoosen and husband Darrin of Huntsville, Missouri, and Melissa Price and husband Ted of Avondale, Arizona; grandchildren: Megan of Springfield, Missouri, and Leanndra of Houston, Texas; brother, George Tuggle and wife Laurie of Higbee, Missouri; sister, Connie Hunt of Moberly, Missouri; and sister, Carol Stelljes of Liberty, Missouri. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. at the Million Taylor Funeral Homes of Moberly, Missouri. Burial will follow at the Higbee Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to UOI, P.O BOx 239, Boonville, Missouri 65233
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