James “Jimmy” Linton Deen, Sr., 76, of Albany, GA, passed away December 17, 2020 at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 11:15am at Crown Hill Cemetery. Pastor Bill Sasser will officiate.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at Mathews Funeral Home.
Jimmy was a lifetime resident of Albany and was blessed to have the love and respect of many people. Always on the move Jimmy was quick to lend a hand to any in need. A master carpenter, Jimmy was a builder of many things from bird houses all the way up to a residence for his mother-in-law. He loved his wife and two sons with all his heart and they loved him very much.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents Linton and Wraye Deen, a sister Joy Stegall, and step daughter Kelly Lynn Peterson. Survivors include his wife Therlus Houston Deen, sons Bobby Deen and his wife Claudia, Jamie Deen and his wife Brooke, step daughter Missy Hancock, grandchildren Amelia Deen, Linton Deen, Olivia Deen, Jack Deen, Matthew Deen, Davis Deen, step grandson Dylan Bush, brother Jerry Deen and his wife Peggy, sisters Judy Wingate and her husband Ty, Linda Bence and her husband Jimmy, and his faithful companion T.J. Deen.
Social distancing and mask will be required.