Editor’s Note: Mr. Waldrep lost his life last Saturday night as the result of a hit and run accident in the Leighton community:
LEIGHTON — Jimmy O’Neal Waldrep, 74, of Leighton, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018. His visitation will be Monday, March 26, 2018 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Cowboy Church of Colbert County. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Bro. Truman Sutton officiating and Morrison Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery.
Jimmy was a native of Colbert County and a member of the Cowboy Church of Colbert County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kumpy and Vergie Waldrep; brothers, Curtis Waldrep, Herbert Reese Waldrep and Hayden Waldrep; and sisters, Martha Duncan, Irene Kirby and Brenda K. Irons.
He is survived by his brother, David Waldrep (Robbie) of Leighton; sisters, Ruby Cole of Tuscumbia, Betty Vinson of Tuscumbia and Camilla Gipson of Lawrence, Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Wade Dover, Drew Burden, Dustin Ayers, Chuck Taylor, Brantley Dover and Richard Rittenberry.
Please leave online condolences for the family at morrisonfuneralhomes.com.