Mr. Jimmy Derrell Vickery, age 70 of Brilliant, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at his residence.
Jimmy was employed with the Winfield City School System for 29 years, from 1978 until his retirement in 2007. He was devoted to his job and his family. He was an accomplished carpenter, electrician and “jack of all trades”.
He is preceded in death by his parents, James “Jim” and Dessie O. Vickery, sisters, Juanita “Blondie” Whitehead, Willodean Dickinson and Betty Sue Gann, and a brother, Bobby Gene Vickery.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Brenda Gilbert Vickery, son, Jeffery Vickery (Cindy), daughter, Kristie Dean (Charles), grandchildren, Corey & Zach Vickery and James Lexton “Leck” Corkren, great grandchildren, Aydrian, Layken and Braylon Vickery, step grandchildren, Ethon, CJ and Cadance Dean, a brother, Danny Vickery (Joan), a special niece, Paula Grant, his dogs, Bama and Haley, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Vickery will be held Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the Goldmine Cemetery in Brilliant. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Jerry Self will be the officiating minister.
Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Vickery family.