James E. Dillon, 64, of Paducah, KY passed away at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Baptist Health Paducah. He was born in Paducah, KY on September 15, 1956 to the late Gayle William Dillon and Pauline Buchanon Dillon. James was a Patient Care Technician for Baptist Health Paducah Emergency Department. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church and attended Salt & Light Community Church. James enjoyed bowling and fishing. He was an avid Kentucky Wildcat Basketball Fan and a Kansas City Chiefs fan.
James is survived by his wife of 40 years, Cindy Keller Dillon; son, James “Butch” Dillon of Paducah, KY; step-daughters, Carol Courtney and husband, Joey of Paducah, KY and Amanda Augustus of Murfreesboro, TN; sisters, Ann Lane and Shirley Ayers both of Panama City, FL; brothers, Michael Dillon, Sr. and wife, Carol and John David Dillon both of Louisville, KY; grandson, Austin Augustus of Paducah, KY; three great grandsons and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Carolyn Griffin, Nancy Self and Retha Jones; nephew, Michael W. Dillon, Jr. and his parents.
Private funeral services will be held at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Mike Nolen officiating. Burial will follow at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.
Private family visitation will be held at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
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