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James Alan "Jimmy" Pinson

1962 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
James Alan "Jimmy" Pinson Obituary
Cpl. James Alan "Jimmy" Pinson, 50, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012, in Alamogordo. He was born Feb. 17, 1962, in Amarillo, Texas, to James Earl and Linda (Wright) Pinson.
Cpl. Pinson was employed at the Otero County Detention Center. He loved fishing, camping, shooting, baseball and football. His passion was his family. James was a loving husband and son, a great father, an amazing "Papa" and wonderful friend to all who knew him. He will be truly missed.
Cpl. Pinson is survived by his wife of 17 years, Susan Pinson, of Alamogordo; daughters Aubrey Pinson, LyndaKay Pinson, Sierra Pinson, Shannon Hern (Bryan Bennett) and Amber Kurth, all of Alamogordo, and Karina Britton, of Missouri; his son Lance Cpl. Torey Pinson (Kelsey Osterholm Pinson), of St. Mary's, Ga.; his parents James E. and Linda Pinson, of Alamogordo; his brother T. Scott Pinson, of Las Cruces; the pride and joy of his world - his grandchildren Justin Roy Porter Jr., Evan James Bennett, Jaidon James Kurth, Alexis Marie Gutierrez, Isabella Genevieve Britton and Mylee Rose Zamora; and numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Edgar and Willie Pinson, and maternal grandparents Bill and Gertrude Wright.
A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Alamogordo Funeral Home with Pastor Howell Scott presiding.
The Pinson family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements. Cremation will take place at PCS.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from June 7 to July 6, 2012
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