James “Jimmy” Fouse, 51, passed away on Mon­day, June 10, 2013, in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Cremation services under the direction of Griffin~Hillcrest Funeral Home and Crematory.

Jimmy was born on July 23, 1961, in Dallas, Texas, to James Fouse and Margaret (Chaffin) Fouse.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jimmy was raised in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. He enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 16 and served four years re­ceiving his honorable dis­charge. After his service, he returned to Tishomin­go, Oklahoma. A carpen­ter by trade, he worked throughout Oklahoma and Texas. He loved be­ing outdoors fishing and camping and loved play­ing his guitar and sing­ing Karaoke. He will be remembered for his love of his family and life; he never met a stranger.

He is survived by his son, James Dean Fouse of Arlington, Texas; daughter, Bailey Fouse of Texas; one brother, Da­vid Arlon Fouse of Tisho­mingo, Oklahoma; four sisters, Amanda June Billy of Leonard, Texas, Mary Miller of Ardmore, Shirley Jean Horton of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, and Sharon Jane Fouse of Ardmore; fiancée, Wanda Jean Gaither of Stratford, Oklahoma; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-Hill­crestFH.com.