Childersburg Fire & Rescue
The visitation for Childersburg Assistant Chief Jim Looney will be from 5:30pm - 9:00pm Thursday and the funeral will be at 1:00 pm Friday. Both will be at the Radney Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga. Burial to follow at the Childersburg City Cemetery.
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- Funeral Services for Mr. Jimmy Wayne (Jim) Looney, 46, will be Friday, April 24, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home with interment following at the Childersburg Cemetery. Lt. David Vick, Chaplain of the Childersburg Fire and Rescue Department will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday, April 23, 2009 from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m.
Mr. Looney passed away April 21, 2009 at Coosa Valley Medical Center.
Mr. Looney served the citizens of Jefferson and Blount Counties with Hanks Ambulance and Suburban Ambulance. He diligently served the citizens of Talladega County for 23 years as Firefighter Paramedic at the City of Childersburg and as Paramedic with Sylacauga Ambulance Service. He rose through the ranks to achieve the position of Assistant Chief of Medical Operations at the Childersburg Fire and Rescue Department. Mr. Looney served on the Board of the Childersburg Housing Authority and various State Emergency Medical Committees.
Survivors include parents, Buddy and Margaret Looney of Childersburg; wife April Looney of Childersburg; three sons, Kyle Matthew Looney of Gainesville, FL, James Ian Looney of Weaver, AL and Nickolas Taylor Looney of Childersburg; brother Macy Sheldon Looney (Kris) of Pinson, AL, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Butch Gulledge, Randy Hodges, Jackie Harris, Dwayne Clubb, Jeff Ivey, Jeff Monroe, Jeff Little and Shane Caton. Honorary pallbears will be the members of the Childersburg Fire and Rescue Department.
Jim was dearly loved by his family, friends and coworkers and will be greatly missed by all.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneysmith.com. Radney-Smith Funeral Home will direct the funeral service.