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Obituary: Jimmy Ray Kitchens

1942 - April 3, 2013

Jimmy Ray Kitchens, 70, of Fallon, NV, passed away April 3, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley, NV on April 12, 2013, at 1:45 p.m. A reception will follow at the VFW, 405 S. Maine St., Fallon, NV.

Jimmy was born in Leflore, OK in 1942 to Walter and Lucille Kitchens. They moved to Dinuba, CA when Jimmy was 5 years old, where he graduated from Dinuba High School. Jimmy was an EMT, Firefighter, printer and business owner. He was probably most proud of his 20+ years of military service. Jimmy was a member of the Kiwanis Int. and loves NASCAR, gardening, his children, grandchildren and dreaming of how he would spend the $176 million he was going to win in the lottery one day.

Jimmy is preceded in death by his father, Walter.

Jimmy is survived by his mother, Lucille; his wife of almost 49 years, Cheryl of Fallon; his daughter, Deborah (Dean) Hayley; daughter, Lisa (Jay) Alford; daughter, Pamela (Steven) Tognoli; his brother, Jerry; sister, Regina Marable and Kay Giannandrea; grandchildren, Madison, Spencer, Stephen, Breanna and Kascia; and several nieces and nephews.

Jimmy will be remembered for his quick wit, ability to make friends where ever he went and the twinkle in his eyes when his laughter rang out across a room. He will be loved and missed for an eternity.

Arrangements are with the Smith Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Fallon (775) 423-2255.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 9, 2013 12:00AM Published Apr 9, 2013 12:00AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.