Jimmy “Jim” Earl Courington, 92 of, Trussville, AL passed away on December 8, 2022. He was born August 28, 1930, in Oakman, AL.
Jim was a Korean War Army veteran and also served in Germany. In 1956, he went to work for Hayes International which later became Pemco Aeroplex after a 45 year distinguished career as Vice President. While working Jim graduated with a business degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After retirement in 2001 Jim worked with his son, Richard, at Courington Sales Company for 17 years.
He was a longtime member of Roebuck Park Baptist Church where he taught 8th grade Sunday school influencing many young lives. Later he moved his membership to First Baptist Church of Trussville.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Mildred Lovett Courington, his parents, Steve and Lorene Courington, brothers, Barney and Gerald Courington. He is survived by his son, Richard Courington (Leannah), daughter, Debra Click (Kenny), grandchildren, Danah Courington, Ashlea Courington, Lorianne Steed (Tyler), Lindsey Massey (Evan), great grandchildren, Tanner Steed and Samuel Massey.
A visitation will be held at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville on Monday, December 12th from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The Funeral service will be held at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home’s chapel at 12:00 p.m. Burial to follow at Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper AL at 2:30 p.m.
We would like to say a special “Thank you” to Valencia Browder for taking such loving care of our Dad during his illness.