Jimmy Townsend Obituary

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Jimmy Lee Townsend

August 7, 1941 - August 7, 2014
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Jimmy Lee Townsend, 73, of Burnet, passed away at home on Thursday, August 7, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born August 7, 1941 in Cuero, Texas to Lynn and Dee (Jolly) Townsend. He graduated from high school in Midland and attended Texas A & M University. On April 29, 1990, Jimmy Lee married Betty Parks Taylor in Burnet, Texas. He worked as a machinist and retired from National Oilwell in 2013. He enjoyed nothing more than sitting on the back porch with Betty surrounded by their beautiful gardens and spoiling his poodle, Ginger. He is survived by his wife, Betty, of Burnet, son Jimmy Lynn Townsend of Walburg,...
Jimmy Lee Townsend, 73, of Burnet, passed away at home on Thursday, August 7, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born August 7, 1941 in Cuero, Texas to Lynn and Dee (Jolly) Townsend. He graduated from high school in Midland and attended Texas A & M University.

On April 29, 1990, Jimmy Lee married Betty Parks Taylor in Burnet, Texas. He worked as a machinist and retired from National Oilwell in 2013. He enjoyed nothing more than sitting on the back porch with Betty surrounded by their beautiful gardens and spoiling his poodle, Ginger.

He is survived by his wife, Betty, of Burnet, son Jimmy Lynn Townsend of Walburg, niece Debbie (Glen) Ewing of Cedar Creek, stepson Roy Taylor of Lampasas, stepdaughters, Dana (Dan) Shriver of Eldorado, Shayne (Jerry) Cockrell of Walburg, Terri Taylor of Burnet, Beth (Tad) Rhyan of Burnet, 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Jimmy Lee was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Lynnell Prater and nephew, Doug Prater.

His family and dear friends gathered on Saturday, August 9th in celebration of his life.

Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet, Texas.

"I am sending my heartfelt sympathies to Jimmy's family and friends. I was both privileged and honored to have had the chance to work with him. We shared..." Sabine Brown/Matlack (Burnet, TX)

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