James Clifford Hoey, son of Francis Roy Hoey and Virginia Helen Vaughan, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 in Nashville, at the age of 25. James was born in Nashville on Feb. 28, 1992.
He was preceded in death by: uncle Bryan Booth; uncle Tom Wilson; aunt Louise Arbaiza Booth; and grandfathers, William A. Booth and Francis R. Hoey.
James was a loving son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and grandchild. He enjoyed playing baseball as a boy, and fishing and hiking. He loved music and was a self-taught guitar player. He was a social kid and had a knack for making others laugh. He had a smile that could light up the world and then some.
He is survived by: mother and stepfather, Virginia and James Vaughan of Jonesborough; father, Frank R. Hoey of Hartsville; brother Frank R. Hoey of Hartsville; sister, Sarah Hoey of Jonesborough; nephew, Bradley Linville of Jonesborough; grandmother and grandfather Elva and Harly Stallard; grandmother Rosina Hoey of Stony Point, NY. He is also survived by uncles and aunts, Tom Hoey, Hope Hoey, Barbara Hoey, Jean Lynch, Bill Booth, Debby Booth, Jennifer Booth, Elizabeth Stallard, Harley Stallard and MIkey Stallard. He leaves many cousins, consisting of: Will Booth, Norman Booth, Daniel Wilson, Hannah Booth, Jesse Booth, Caylee Stallard, Erica Stallard, Danny and Emily Pidgeon, Tommy and Robbie Hoey, Evan and Peter Lynch; as well as stepsister, Samantha Vaughan; and stepbrother, Tom Gilbertson.
He will be cremated in Nashville, followed by a memorial service to be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 901 Vinson Road, Lafayette, TN 37083 on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m.