|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1924|
|Death: ||Nov., 2009|
Celebration of Life services for Jimmy Lee Veal will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 in the W.W. Rix Chapel. There will be no formal visitation, but friends and family are welcome to come to Rix today from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. to view Jimmy and sign the guest registry.
Jimmy was born on Aug. 24, 1927 in Burleson, Texas. He served in the Army and was stationed in Hawaii from 1944 - 1946. During this time, Jimmy was a member of the AAA 97th Artillery, a member of the Sharpshooters Squad, and a Search Light operator. For his service, he received the Victory Medal.
Jimmy married Katherine S. Kirkland on May 19, 1945. They enjoyed over 64 years of marriage together Jimmy was preceded in death by one daughter, Sharlene Mercer, and his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Katherine; one son, Jimmy Lee Veal, Jr. of Dayton; one daughter, Virginia Altman of Anna; six grandchildren, Jennifer Mercer, Kathy Werner, Jerry McCauley, Tommy Andrew Harmon, Rachel Veal and Jamie Veal; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.rixfd.com.
Created by: Janice Williams Langley
Record added: Nov 09, 2009
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