Mr. James Franklin Futral

Mr. James Franklin “Jim” Futral of Newnan, Georgia, passed away with his family by his side on Thursday, June 19, 2014.

A memorial service is planned for Monday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St. in Newnan. Reverend Dee Shelnutt will be officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, June 22 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Jim was born on Oct. 17, 1940, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Elmer and Edna Futral. He was a graduate of Hapeville High School (Class of 1958) and worked for 34 years at Delta Airlines before retirement. He was an avid golfer and Georgia Tech football fan. He also coached baseball and football.

Mr. Futral is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife of 52 1/2 years, Linda Thomas Futral, and their 3 precious pups (Baxter, Rosie, and Hank); children, Dawn (Kevin) Cochran of Moreland, Tommy (Alicia) Futral of Senoia, and Steve (Heather) Futral of Sharpsburg. He was blessed with 9 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. Other family include his sister, Ginny (David) Redding, and aunt, Betty Futral Bishop.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in Jim's memory to the Newnan-Coweta Humane Society or St. Jude's Children Hospital.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mckoon.com.

McKoon Funeral Home, 770-253-4580



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