Mr. James “Jimmy” Calvin Appling, 54, of Newnan, Georgia, passed away July 16, 2012. He was born July 20, 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia to Calvin and Elaine Appling. Jimmy was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend who always maintained a calm demeanor. He loved music, singing and making people laugh.
Jimmy is survived by his loving wife, Kelley; children and their current/future spouses, Chrissey and Ron Vizcarra of Senoia, Sherry Appling and Alex Brown of Stockbridge, Kristan Appling and Ryan Brown of Newnan and Alden Appling; grandchildren, Malayna and Brendan Vizcarra, and Hudson Brown; parents, Calvin and Elaine Appling of Fayetteville; siblings, Tommy and Tammy Appling and Deborah and Kenny Jones of Jonesboro; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones.
A funeral service will be will be held on Thursday July 19, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Lisbon Baptist Church, Fayetteville, Georgia. Mr. Appling will lie in state from 10:00 to 11:00 AM prior to the service. Officiating will be Reverend Danny Wilson. The burial will follow at the Lisbon Baptist Church Cemetery, Fayetteville, Georgia. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the “Appling Family Fund” at Bank of Coweta, Newnan, Georgia .