James ‘Jim’ Aldridge


James “Jim” Aldridge, 44, passed away at his Trafalgar residence Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015.

He was born July 19, 1971, in Franklin, to James Aldridge and Anna (White) Easton.

Jim is survived by his fiancée, Betsy Shrake of Trafalgar; father, James (Judy) Aldridge of Franklin; mother, Anna Easton of Greenwood; brother, Michael Aldridge of Wanamaker; stepbrothers, Brian (Holly) Moore of Trafalgar and Phillip (Heather) Engelking of Franklin; and three grandchildren, Destiny Shrake, Isabella Shrake and Jordan Shrake.

He was preceded in passing by a brother, Kerry Aldridge; and a stepsister, Michelle Adonna Moore.

Jim was a 1990 graduate of Indian Creek High School.

He was a member of Plumbers, Steamfitters & HVACR Service Technicians Local 440 and was a self-employed contractor.

Jim enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved riding motorcycles.

The Revs. Jim Hughes and Tom Knight will conduct a celebration of Jim’s life at 11 a.m. Saturday at Flinn & Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 N. Morton St. (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at First Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Franklin.

Online condolences may be made at flinnmaguire.net.