James “Jim” Grant TomawSeptember 7, 1942 - January 14, 2016
Posted on January 14, 2016 at 5:43 PM • 4 Comments
James “Jim” Grant Tomaw, 73 of Corbin went to heaven on Thursday, January 14, 2016, with a smile on his face.
He was a member of New Hope Ministries Church of God. A United States Army veteran, he served in the Korean War. A member of the Kentucky and Illinois Bar Associations, he was a practicing attorney at Tomaw Law Office in Corbin. He was also a member of the Native American Indian Tribe and a Kentucky Colonel. Jim had a love for motorcycles and was a proud rider. He was an avid reader, and the corneas of his eyes were donated to the University of Kentucky Center for transplants.
Born September 7, 1942, in Highland Park, Michigan, he was the son of the late Joseph Tomaw and Beatrice Eaton Carlson.
Survivors include his loving wife of 18 years, Tammy Tomaw and daughters, Jaimie Nicole Tomaw and Amanda Lea Buchanan all of Corbin; daughters, Kathie Tomaw St. Clair of Michigan and Betsy Dougherty and husband Michael of Montana, a grandson, Adam St. Clair , and one sister, Jeanne Higgins.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, January 16, 2016, at New Hope Ministries Church of God 8254 Old Highway 25 Corbin, KY 40701 with Pastor Paula Farmer, Pastor Sean Disney, and Pastor Michael Addison officiating. Burial will follow in Barbourville Cemetery with military rites by the D.A.V. Chapter 158. Pallbearers will be Johnathon McClure, Donavon McClure, Joshua Baker, Jason Baker, Johnothan Barger, Andrew Garrison, Peyton Addison, Adam St. Clair, and Donnie Osborne.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. until the funeral hour at 1:30 P.M. at New Hope Ministries Church of God.