Jimmy Valentine, 85, Wildorado, TX died December 17, 2020.
Graveside services will be on December 28, 2020, at Palo Duro Cemetery in Wildorado, TX at 2 p.m., with Jim Smith officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Jimmy was born in Hereford, Texas on August 5, 1935, to Rella and Maude Valentine. He married Mary Lee McDade on July 27, 1956.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rella and Maude Valentine; 2 brothers, RC Valentine, and Joe Valentine; 5 sisters, Peggy Absher, Gail Nisbett, Dorothy Valentine, Billye Valentine, and Betty Barclay.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lee Valentine; son, Randy Valentine and wife Lesa of Wildorado, TX; daughter, Sandy Richardson and husband Keith of Amarillo, TX; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and a great-granddaughter due in March; and 2 of his triplet sisters, Jacque Pratt of Wildorado, TX, and JoAnn Wilkerson of Kyle, TX.
Jimmy was a long-time member of the Methodist Church and served on several committees. He was currently a member of St. Stephen United Methodist Church in Amarillo, TX where a was an usher for over 25 years.
Jimmy retired from the USDA in Bushland after working there for 34 years. After retiring he worked for Crist Fuel delivering propane.
Jimmy loved being surrounded by his family and having coffee with the locals.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations are made to Palo Duro Cemetery.