Jimmie Lawrence Crim, born March 5, 1939 went home to Jesus on Wednesday December 21, 2022 in Dallas Texas.
Jim was born in San Saba, Texas and graduated from San Saba High School in 1957. He went to Durhams Business School in Austin, Texas, and completed many college courses in his career in insurance. He worked with the State Board of Insurance in the checking office. He married his high school sweetheart on November 29, 1958 in San Saba, Texas. His career took him to Houston, San Antonio, Denver, Colorado and finally to Dallas, Texas where he retired from General Accident Insurance Group in 1999. He was a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Waxahachie, Texas.
He had many hobbies including sports and camping. He coached his daughter, Laurie, in fast pitch softball from first grade through graduation. In Denver, their team went to the National finals in New York and San Antonio, Texas. After his grandchildren were born, he was lucky enough to be able to coach his grandson Alex in baseball and cheer on his granddaughter Chrissy in soccer. It was the love of his life to be involved with their sports. His most precious memories were camping with his family and enjoying time together at the lake and deer lease. In May of 1992, he was chosen to play in the Byron Nelson Classic Pro-Am Tournament.
Jim was preceded in death by his father Leonard Otto Crim; his mother Mary Elizabeth Wilson Crim; father-in-law William N. Moore; mother-in-law Mary E. Moore; brother-in-law William G. Moore; sister-in-law Barbara Moore Osborn; brother-in-law Wayne M. Hunt; and sister-in-law Sherry Crim.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Linda Joyce Moore Crim, his daughter, Laurie Ann Crim Hahn and husband Marty Hahn; grandson Alex Johnson and wife Jessica; granddaughter Chrissy Johnson; great-grandchildren Wyatt Johnson, Emma Johnson, and Haizley Jade Lemire; brother Weldon Crim and wife Carolyn of New Braunfels, Texas; brother Douglas Crim and Bernice Crim of Cedar Park, Texas; brother Bobby Crim and wife Connie of Cedar Park, Texas; and sister Linda Jean Crim Hunt and Buddy Hoffman of Smithville, Texas; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.