Tommy J Jimmie Sr. ( - 2011)

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  • "Condolences to the Jimmie family. God bless."
    - Eleanor Dailey
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    - Allison
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On July 16th, 2011 at 1:00PM, Tommy J. Jimmie, Sr. pased away. He is remembered as a good and kind man, with a great sense of humor, a devout Christian, giving his time throughout the years in traveling with his wife Maggie Jimmie, spreadng the word of the Gospel and as a musician playing for his fellow church members at Sunday Services at the Church of God.

Tommy Jimmie, Sr is of the Coho clan, House Leader of the Whale House of Dry Bay, he was child of Shangookeidee his Tlingit name Lingit Annee Kinaa also Lukaax Adee Dachxan. He also is a Tribal Member of Sealaska.

Mr. Jimmie had many artistic talents he is also known for the carving of the Entrance to the Auk Tribe House in Juneau on Willoughby Avenue. The carving is of Eagle and Raven.

He is also remembered by the many friends and fans he had years ago as leader of the band "The Off Beat Five". Mr. Jimmie is survived by his Wife Maggie Jimmie who resides at Wild Flower Court and his children: Kathleen Ann Brezina; Delilah Francine Atwood, Tommy Joseph Jimmie, Jr and Tina Mae Culleeny and his predeceased son Mitchell B "Poncho" Jimmie. Mr. Jimmie has two grandchildred Rafael Lopez and John Culleeny IV. He also has a brother Charles Jimmie, Sr.

Memorial Services will be held on, Saturday, July 23rd at 12:30PM at The Church of God located at 8497 Thunder Mountain Road, Juneau.
Published in The Juneau Empire from July 24 to July 31, 2011