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Jimmy Follis

Jimmy Dayle Follis

Sunday, August 11th, 1957 - Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Obituary

Jimmy Dayle “Jim” Follis, 62, beloved husband and father, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Arlington.

Funeral: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 24, at First United Methodist Church, 777 N. Walnut Creek, Mansfield. Interment: Burlway Gardens Cemetery, Mansfield. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Monday, September 23, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington.

Jim was born on August 11, 1957 in Ardmore, OK to Dempsey Follis and Patsy Thomas Follis. The family moved to Arlington in 1971. Jim graduated from Arlington High School in 1975, where he played football, baseball and track for the Colts. He received his BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1981.
Jim worked for 40 years in plumbing and industrial supply sales; and 18 years in Real Estate. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mansfield.
Jim was an avid fan of the OU Sooners and Texas Rangers. He loved spending time with his family at their lake house. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and snow skiing trips every year with his family. He loved the Lord Jesus most of all, and dearly loved his family and beloved Labrador, Pearl.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dempsey Follis in 1991; and brother, Jeff Follis in 2015.

Survivors: Wife of 34 years, Bonnie Carol Bledsoe Follis; daughter, Beth Follis; son, Ben Follis; mother, Patsy Follis; sister, Beverly Baker; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; and a host of friends he loved. Also, influential in Jim’s life were his role models, Aunt Lynn and his late, Uncle Jim Thomas.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 23rd, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, September 23rd, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    Address
    4140 W Pioneer Pkwy
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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  • Service

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    First United Methodist Church of Mansfield
    Address
    777 N Walnut Creek Drive
    MANSFIELD, TX
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  • Interment

    Location
    Burlway Gardens Cemetery
    Address
    400 Burl Way
    MANSFIELD, TX 76063
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With Love, Kevin & Lyndsey Crump & Doug & Donna Pe

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We are so incredibly sorry for your loss! Sending our love and prayers to you all.
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With great sadness we offer our deepest sympathy. Know that we are holding you close in our hearts and prayers now, and in the days ahead. Much Love.
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Posted at 11:28am
Thank you for all those years of unwavering friendship. We love you and are joyous with the prospect of seeing you again.
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Posted at 10:52am
Ben - We are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, tara & lily
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Bonnie, Beth and Ben- We love you all and are continuing to pray for your family.
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