James A. Hite

Born in Monterey, TN on April 30, 1950

Departed on January 10, 2017 and resided in Whites Creek, TN

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James Arvile Hite, age 66 of Whites Creek, died Tuesday, January 10 at his home.

James was born April 30, 1950 in Monterey, TN and was the son of the late Clyde Ray and Aline Abston Hite. Though he had worked in several fields, most recently he owned his own company working in asphalt repair.

He loved fishing and was a talented tinkerer. Describing his talent, his family recalled the popsicle log cabin with furniture and electricity that James built. He was known to find scrap material and create something special, workable, from it. James always had a smile on his face and was quick to offer you something to eat as soon as you entered his home. He cared about others and never met a stranger. He loved his family and cherished his precious mother.

Preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Hershel, James is survived by his wife of 46 years Bonnie Tresner Hite; his son: Jeffrey (Melissa) Hite of Fairview; grandson: Spencer Hite; granddaughter: Taylor Dickerson: and 2 brothers: Vestle Hite of Madison and Donnie (Christeen) Hite of Monterey. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Pallbearers will be Michael Hite, Bobby Tresner, Robert Tresner, Donnie Abston, John D. Clintsman and Greg Elmore.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Friday, January 13 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM, and again on Saturday, January 14 from 12 noon – 1:00 PM at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted Saturday at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, officiated by John Clintsman. Burial will follow in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.

5 Comments to James A. Hite

  1. Ron Allen
    January 12, 2017 6:50 pm

    Mrs Hite this is your neighbor Ron Allen Im sorry to hear about the loss of your husband he was special to me as a neighbor I did not look at him as a neighbor I look at him as a brother he always would stop when I was out in the yard please if U ever need anything please call my wife & I 615-293-8094 I know you love James but God loved him also keep looking up God is up and not down
    Pastor Ron G. Allen

  2. Walter Hunt
    January 13, 2017 9:47 am

    Bonnie our prayers are with you and your family. James was a true friend and we are going to miss him.
    Walter and Cathy Hunt t

  3. Rhonda Tresner Nash
    January 13, 2017 10:50 am

    Bonnie words cannot express the sorrow I feel for you on your loss. All the years I was around Arvile I only remrember smiles. He always had one. I regret that time and life separated us all from spending more time together. He was a kind person and will be greatly missed. I love you cuz. Rhonda Tresner Nash

  4. Sandy clintsman
    January 14, 2017 4:09 pm

    So sorry you and Jeff have had to suffer this loss. You are all very loved. Anything any time you need is we are here for you. Love you big sis

  5. Donna
    January 14, 2017 7:46 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Arvile was a Great guy… My thought and prayers are with you and the family…

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