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Jimmie Darrell Fender

August 8, 1953 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 65)

Jimmie Darrell Fender, 65, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Robin Johnson House, Dallas.  Jimmie was born on August 8, 1953 in Coffee County, Georgia the son of the late Elmer and Sarah Katherine Dasher Fender.

He was a Radar Technician with the Federal Aviation Authority in Charlotte.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Mr. Fender was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin Phillips.

Jimmie leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 31 years, Gloria Ridley Fender; loving daughter, Sarah Fender of Gastonia, NC; brother, Quincey Fender of Broxton, Georgia.

Memorial services will be 11:00am on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Sims Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to be made to: Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.


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