Jimmy Carl Strother, Vietnam War Army Veteran and proud member of National Automatic Sprinkler Industry Union 669, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on February 10, 2020 at the age of 72. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Jimmy grew up in Fort Worth and was a 1965 graduate of Diamond Hill Jarvis High School.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Auguste Thurman and G.K. Strother; step-father, Bob Thurman and step-brother, Kerry Thurman.
Survivors: sons, Jason (Jennifer) Strother, John (Meggan) Strother, Anthony Strother; daughters, Amy (Jeremy) Drake, Jennifer (Philip) Brown, 8 grandchildren; sisters, Gabriele (Leon) Parham, Rosie Strother, Karen (James) Erskine; step-brother, Craig (Debbie) Thurman and step-sister, Christie Thurman; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and dear friends.
The family would like to thank the staff at St. Gabriel's Hospice for their attentiveness and care.
A private family memorial service will be held with burial at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.