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In Memory of

Falva Reese Sides

April 22, 1926 - March 29, 2015

Obituary


Falva "Jimmy" Reese Sides was born in Crockett, Texas on April 22, 1926 and went to be with our Lord on March 29, 2015.

Jimmy's younger years were spent in Crockett working on the family farm. He joined the U S Navy in 1944. He came back to Houston after the Navy and worked at the Forum Cafeteria. Jimmy then moved to Gonzales,Texas. and opened the Ritz Cafe with friend Johnny Ritz. Jimmy moved back to Houston in the 1950's and worked truck route selling potato chips to stores. During this time he...

Falva "Jimmy" Reese Sides was born in Crockett, Texas on April 22, 1926 and went to be with our Lord on March 29, 2015.

Jimmy's younger years were spent in Crockett working on the family farm. He joined the U S Navy in 1944. He came back to Houston after the Navy and worked at the Forum Cafeteria. Jimmy then moved to Gonzales,Texas. and opened the Ritz Cafe with friend Johnny Ritz. Jimmy moved back to Houston in the 1950's and worked truck route selling potato chips to stores. During this time he took a correspondence course to learn how to repair televisions. When he finished the correspondence course he opened Sides Television repair shop which he ran for 30 years. After retirement Jimmy spent his time taking care of his rental property and enjoying his boat. He was an auxiliary Harris county Constable for many years, and was a lieutenant in rank when left the organization. He was present during the opening of the Astrodome in 1965 as a reserve constable. Jimmy moved to Channelview, Texas in the 1970's and was a resident there at the time of his passing, he was a member of Dell Dale Baptist Church in Channelview.

Preceded in death by his by his mother, Stella Fowler Sides, father, James Columbus Sides, granddaughter, Jamie Sue Sides, brothers, Alvin and Irvin and sister, Nina. Survived by his sons, Survived by his sons, James and wife Bonnie; Jimmy Ray and wife Kim; grandchildren, Kelly, Dena, Julie, Christopher, Michelle, Jonathan, and Lisa; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters: Betty and Vera, brother A.C. and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation with the family began at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Waltrip Funeral Directors, where funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. in the Waltrip Chapel. Interment followed in Memorial Oaks Cemetery.