James P. Kraiss, 57
APRIL 25, 1951-NOV. 13, 2008
BLUFF CITY, Tenn. - James Paul "Jim" Kraiss, 57, of Bluff City and formerly of Chambersburg, Pa., died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at Wellmont Hospice in Bristol, Tenn.
Born April 25, 1951, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late Paul James and Doris C. Hare Kraiss.
He was a 1969 graduate of Council Rock High School in Newtown, Pa.
He was a truck driver, employed, most recently, by Team Penske.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal and a Presidential Unit Citation.
He was a member of the Veterans of the Vietnam War Post 41, Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 and Hume-McNeil-Byers AMVETS Post 224, all of Chambersburg, he also was a member of Burt J. Asper American Legion Post 46 of Chambersburg and St. John's Lodge 260 F&AM of Carlisle, Pa.