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Overview (2)

Born in Indiana, USA
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

James Burton Yockey was born in 1946 to Henry Yockey and Rosemary Bridgerwater Yockey. He has a brother, William Henry Yockey, and a sister, Jocelyn Yockey. James fell in love with television at an early age, and knew it would be his life's work. After a tour of duty in Viet Nam, James relocated to Memphis, Tennessee where he studied Film and Television Science at Memphis State University. While attending Memphis State University, he met and married Linda Bomar. Early in their marriage the couple moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where James worked as a cameraman for the local NBC affiliate, WSMV. James also worked for many years at TNN. Throughout his long and illustrious career he has worked with a myriad of interesting personalities including Bob Hope, Dolly Parton, The Judds, Wynonna, Alan Jackson, Emmylou Harris, Nanci Griffith, Martina McBride, Justin Timberlake, Kelli Pickler, and Carrie Underwood, just to name a few. James has a special passion for directing live music.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: oscarsmama@aol.com

Spouse (2)

Kathryn H. Koehler (1 May 1999 - present) (1 child)
Linda Bomar (1972 - 1986) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (2)

James has three children: Catherine Nichole Yockey, b.1973, Joshua Stanley Grant Yockey, b.1976 and John Henry Oscar Yockey, b.2001.
Primary director for Grand Ole Opry Live. [August 2008]

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