Jimmie Lynn Malone, 73, of Fort Worth passed away Friday, June 19, 2020, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel in Hillsboro with Rev. Darrel Beggs officiating. Burial will follow at Ridge Park Cemetery in Hillsboro. Visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday prior to service time at the funeral home.
Jimmie was born on September 18, 1946, in Hillsboro to Erma Faye (Turner) Malone. He was blessed with two Godly stepfathers, Granvel Reed and Ted Carrington, that were great influences in his life.
He grew up in Hillsboro and was a 1965 graduate of Hillsboro High School. Jimmie went on to further his education by receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from Dallas Baptist University and a Master’s degree in Education from Tarleton State University and later obtaining his Superintendent certificate. In 1970, Jimmie began his teaching career at Aquilla ISD and throughout his career he served at multiple school districts as a teacher, coach, principal, superintendent, interim superintendent, and servant leader for education in the state of Texas until his death.
Jimmie was an avid golfer. He enjoyed being with his family, especially at the holidays.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Survivors include his children, Chris Malone and wife, Melinda, of Fort Worth and Kristel Wilkins and husband, Jason, of Frisco; four grandchildren, Blake Malone, Grant Wilkins, Tate Wilkins, and Maddie Wilkins; the mother of his children, Pamela Gibson Malone of Mansfield; and a cousin, Sammye Bartley of Fort Worth.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Tarrant County Food Bank, 2525 Cullen Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
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