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Jimmy Carl Balentine

April 5, 1934 ~ November 16, 2018 (age 84)
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Jimmy Carl Balentine, 84 years old of Muscle Shoals, AL. passed away November 16, 2018 at his residence.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 6-8pm at Akins Funeral Home, Russellville, AL. Funeral service will be Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the Chapel of Akins Funeral Home with Bro. Ted Vafeas officiating. Burial will be in Franklin Memory Gardens.   

Jimmy was born April 5, 1934 in Russellville, AL. to Arlin and Elizabeth Balentine.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Nancy Jo Balentine; and his daughter, Shelia Jo Ligon.

Jimmy was part owner of the Radio Shop, president of AL CATV association, City Councilman of Russellville and Fire Chief, organized the first Little League team in Russellville, he was president of the Rotary Club, owner of Balentine Properties, a member of UNA Sportsman Club, Honorary Citizen of Florence, AL., a member of the Knights of Pythias, and retired after 39 years of working with Comcast Cable TV.

Mr. Balentine is survived by his sons, Jimmy Carl Balentine Jr. “Butch” and Danny Lee Balentine (Joyce); his Grandchildren, Brandon, Jasmine, Paige, and Madison; Six Great Grandchildren; and his Special Friend and Employee, Christie Moye.

Pallbearers will be Rex Burleson, Danny Hendrix, Ray Berry, Mickey Haddock, Ken Patterson, and Herman Graham.

Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Sheffield Rotary Club, Knights of Pythias, UNA Sportsman Club, and Employees of the Radio Shop. 

Akins Funeral Home is assisting the family. 

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