Jimmy Ray Valentine, 69, of Corsicana passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, July 21. On August 2, 1948, Jimmy Ray was born to James Valentine and Dorothy Valentine (Upchurch), both preceding him in death.
Jimmy spent 13 months serving his country in the United States Marine Corps. He also practiced social work in the mental health industry.
He is survived by: his wife, Linda Valentine, of Coriscana; son, James Valentine (Debbie), of Waco; son, Steven Valentine, of Houston; daughter, Candy Valentine, of Streetman; son, Darian Pierce, of Corsicana; son, Jude Sutton, of Dallas, and sister, Rita Valentine, of Corsicana. He also leaves behind many beloved grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.
The family will receive loved ones during a visitation at Corley Funeral Home on Monday, July 23, from 6 PM until 8 PM. Funeral services will be held at Corley Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 24, at 10 AM. A private interment will follow at Resthaven memorial park. His son, Darian Pierce, will be officiating.