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James "Jim" Pharis

March 13, 1942 — July 28, 2022

Mr. James "Jim" Pharis of Clinton, KY passed away Thursday evening at his residence.  

Jim was born in Fulton, KY on March 13, 1942 to the late Thurman Pharis and Dorotha Ezell Pharis. 

He was a retired dairy and chicken farmer with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Animal Husbandry from Western Kentucky University.  Jim was a member of the Parkway Church of Christ and had lived in the area most of his life.

Jim is survived by his wife, JoAnn Pharis, to whom he married on October 3rd, 1981, two sons, Michael Hinkle (Tracie) of Chesapeake, VA. and Scott Pharis (Lana) of Nashville, TN., three grandsons, Peyton Hinkle of Chesapeake, VA., Preston Hinkle of Chesapeake, VA. and Thatcher Pharis of Bardwell, KY., one sister, Phyllis Pharis Beate of Rock Hill, S.C. and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Judy Pharis Jones.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Sunday in our chapel with a private burial to follow at Pleasant View Memorial Gardens.  Friends may call Sunday from 11 AM until the funeral hour.

Memorials may be made to New Pathways for Children Home, P. O. Box 10, Melber, KY.  42069.

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