James Morton “Mort” Breedlove, 85, of Princeton, passed on Friday, July 23, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah.

He was born on Dec. 28, 1935, in Madisonville, to the late Blanche Phillips Breedlove and Hubert J. Breedlove. He was a self-employed contractor and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Princeton. James enjoyed traveling, fishing and hunting.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Smothermon; brother, Bill Breedlove; and his sisters, Helen Coombs and Laura Breedlove.

Survivors include his wife, Robbie Storm Breedlove; sons, James E. “Bubby” (LeeAnn) Breedlove of Marion, Wayne (Lisa) Breedlove of Kuttawa, and Billy Joe Breedlove of Eddyville; sisters, Louise Slaton of Eddyville, Lois Crawford of Hanson, Charlotte (Doug) Martin of Hobbs, New Mexico, Faye Bryant of Madisonville and Linda (Jimmy) Epley of Hanson; brothers, Eugene (Sue) Breedlove of Henderson, and Roger (Linda) Breedlove of Manitou; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Pastor John Hagan officiating. Burial to follow at Bethlehem Cemetery in Madisonville.

The pallbearers were Bubby Breedlove, Charles Breedlove, Wayne Breedlove, Jeremy Breedlove, Scott Colley and James Russell Smothermon. Honorary pallbearer was Billy Joe Breedlove.

Condolences may be made to the family online at www.harris