James Joseph Hoebeke

James “Jim” Joseph Hoebeke, age 57, of Maryville, was escorted by the angels from his home on August 6, 2011. Jim was a loving brother, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and friend. Jim was a very compassionate person and will be remembered as a kind and gentle man, a genuinely nice guy, who was blessed with many friends. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Jim grew up in Harper Woods, MI and has lived in Tennessee for the past 6 years. He was preceded in death by parents, Willy and Joanne Hoebeke. Survivors include his wife, Kim Hoebeke; children, Catherine and husband Craig Rutledge, James, Thomas, Kelsey, Kaitlyn, and Kimberly Hoebeke; brothers, sisters, and significant others, Terry Ulrich and Mike Sova, Catherine and Rick Syrek, Lisa and Larry Cooper, and Thomas and Maria Hoebeke; granddaughter, Erica Boroughs and husband Tim Manley; great-grandchild, Maddison Manley; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at their convenience from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM Wednesday, August 10, 2011, at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, (865)982-6041, www.millerfuneralhome.org.