Jimmy Allen Canada
Jimmy Allen Canada
  • June 26, 1936 - February 18, 2017
  • Dallas, Texas

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Jimmy Allen Canada was born June 26, 1936 in Dallas, TX, and passed away February 18, 2017 at his home in Dallas. Jimmy enjoyed coin collecting, and was an avid football fan. He loved his Dallas Cowboys and SMU Mustangs. He also spent time as a football official for the Dallas Independent School District. He worked at Dallas Power & Light for over 10 years before going to Texas Instruments, where he worked for over 25 years.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Marie Green Canada; son, Chris Canada; parents, Benjamin Luther and Arizona Alpha Snow Canada; and brother, Harry Benjamin Canada and wife Mary.
He is survived by his daughter Kellie Canada Leyba and husband Pete; daughter-in-law, Kelley Maurer Canada; grandchildren, Rhiannon Leyba, Kyle Canada and wife Emily, Cameron Canada, and Collin Canada; nieces, Shirley Canada West, Debbie Canada, and Loretta Canada Wheeler; as well as many extended family members and friends.

A Graveside Memorial Service to celebrate Jimmy's life will be held Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Grove Hill Memorial Park, 3920 Samuell Blvd, Dallas, TX 75228, adjacent to Grove Hill Funeral Home.