December 29, 1936 - January 4, 2021
Jimmy F. Day, 84, of Grand Prairie, Texas, passed away peacefully Monday, January 4th, 2021 in Mansfield, TX. Jimmy was born December 29, 1936, to the late James Luther Day and the late Modena Rhinehart Day in Dallas, Texas. After High School, he would marry the love of his life in 1960, Shirley Lynn, and raise four wonderful children. Jimmy was a life-long member of Calvary Baptist Church in Grand Prairie for more than 80 years. He was also a member of the Grand Prairie Elks Lodge, where he served the community and would make his way to becoming a past Exalted Ruler of the lodge. As a proud Grand Prairie Gopher, class of 1955, he made it a priority to attend the Grand Prairie High School Alumni Association meetings every second Saturday of the month. His hobbies included fishing, coin collecting, poker playing, and completing crossword puzzles. In later years, he enjoyed an active and social life at the Summit in Grand Prairie, and accompanying his son at Outlaws BBQ on Saturday mornings to visit with friends. He will be remembered as a hard-working man, some might even say a workaholic, who was loving, selfless, and dedicated to his family and friends. He is a man that will be missed by many. He is proceeded in death by his wife of 49 years, Shirley Day; brother, Dalton Day, and sister, Wanda Nichols. Jimmy is survived by son, Terry Brooks of Grand Prairie; daughter, Karen Wesson and husband David of Arlington; daughter, Lori Day of Grand Prairie; daughter, Tracy Taylor and husband Gary of Grand Prairie; grandchildren, Ashley Sullivan, Tara Clear, Matthew Brooks, J.T. Gresham, Colin Gresham, Jimmy Green, Darci Woodruff, Josh Taylor, Jamie Taylor; great grandchildren, Haven, George, Max, Maci, Abbigail, Madeline, Aly, Hailey, Leo, Landry, Mallory, Noah, Ivy, numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of friends. Visitation will be held Monday, January 11, 2021 from 6-8 pm at Guerrero Dean Funeral Home, 500 E. Main St, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050. The Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 11:00 am, at Calvary Baptist Church, 401 W. Church Street, Grand Prairie, Texas 75050. Burial will follow at Southland Memorial Park in Grand Prairie, where he will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife. Arrangements entrusted to Guerrero-Dean Funeral Home under the direction of Aaron King, Funeral Director.
Jimmy F. Day, 84, of Grand Prairie, Texas, passed away peacefully Monday, January 4th, 2021 in Mansfield, TX. Jimmy was born December 29, 1936, to the late James Luther Day and the late Modena Rhinehart Day in Dallas, Texas. After High School,... View Obituary & Service Information
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