Mr. James C. “Pop” Looney 86 of LaFayette, Alabama died Saturday January 9, 2021 at the East Alabama Medical Center
Pop was born in LaGrange, Georgia November 25, 1934 to the late Samuel Engo Looney and the late Ethel Bertha Johnson Looney, Pop led a life of service to his country and his community having retired from the United States Air force in 1973 and the Chambers County Sheriff’s Department in 1995. During his Air Force career Pop served in many places around the world including southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. He was immensely proud of both his Air force and Law Enforcement careers. Pop was well loved in the community, he loved his family, friends and his God. He was an active member of the Happy Valley Baptist Church In Lanett, Alabama. His passions were his grandchildren, hunting, fishing and Alabama football. He will be missed by many! Roll Tide Pop!.
He is survived by his Wife of 67 years Elisabeth Levonia “Ozley” Looney of LaFayette, Al., Daughter Teresa Looney Lovelace (Greg) of LaFayette, Al., Son Timothy C. Looney (Anya) of LaGrange, Ga., Sister Ailene Looney Yearta of Kansas City, Mo., Granddaughter Megan Lovelace Fulghum (Brandon) of Tallassee, Al., Grandson Jacob W. Lovelace (Amber) of Wadley. Al., Step Grandson William P. Barnes (Kristina) of LaGrange, Ga., Great Granddaughters Lily Fulghum, Lila kate Fulghum & Adlee Lovelace, Great Grandson Asher Lovelace, Step Great Grandchildren Joey, Titus, & Elliana Whiddon, Sister In Law Patsy Ozley Hanners (Angelo) of LaGrange, Ga., Brother in law Ray Clark of Lineville, Al., Numerous nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brother Thomas Engo Looney, in laws Clark W. Ozley, Sr., & Mae Clote Griffin Ozley, Brothers In Law Clark W. Ozley, Jr. (Norma) & James Yearta, Billy Joe Burette and Sister In Law Brenda Ozley Clark.
Graveside services are postponed until further notice.
Jeff Jones Funeral Home of Lafayette, AL is directing.