James Robert Stapp, 82, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Sunday March 24, 2013 at his residence. A lifelong resident of the Ringgold area, he was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Catoosa Baptist Tabernacle. James was a former employee of Pro-weld where he worked in sales for 15 years and Challenge Supply where he worked for 5 years. He is preceded in death by his son, Randy Stapp; parents, Bob and Arizona Corey Stapp and sister, Dorothy Louise Thompson. He is survived by his wife, Jean Bell Stapp of Ringgold, GA., son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Ellen Stapp of Rossville, GA., brother, Thomas "Bud" Stapp of Ringgold, GA., two grandchildren, Ashley (Ricky) Cook of Jacksonville, N.C., and Matthew Stapp of Rossville, GA., and one nephew. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Anderson Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 3-9 P.M. and Wednesday until funeral time at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.