James Austin Moon, 75, of Decatur passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at NHC Health Care of Athens. He attended Cottonport Road Church of God, retired from Combustion Engineering with 30 years of service, and had worked for the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office for 10 years. He was a son of the late James Jacob Moon Jr. and Lillian (Fred) Rowland, and was preceded in death by his son, Mike Moon; and his sister, Brenda Finnell. Mr. Moon leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 50 years, Judy Moon of Decatur; sons, Tim Moon and Scott (Michelle) Moon of Georgetown; brother, Bill Rowland of Calhoun; grandchildren, Kristen Stokes, Jacob Moon, Ashley Moon, Ally Moon, Hanna Roy, and Makinley Moon; great-grandchildren, Maddux Mullins, Malia Stokes, Jace Moon, and Kayden Moon; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home with Pastor Kern Eschette officiating. Burial will follow in Good Hope Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Bowers Funeral Home of Decatur is honored to serve the Moon family. Go to www.bowersfh.com to sign the guest book and offer your condolences.

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