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James Anthony SilvaJanuary 29, 1961 ~ July 27, 2017 (age 56)
James Anthony Silva went home to be with the Lord on July 27, 2017. Jimmy was born on January 29, 1961, at St. Paul Hospital in Dallas, Texas to Jesse and Carmen Silva. He graduated Class of 1979 from W.W. Samuell High School. In 1992, Jimmy began a 25-year career with the Kroger Company, where he formed long-lasting bonds with fellow co-workers. Jimmy was an avid hunter, lover of all things outdoors, and never met a project he couldn’t handle. Above all, Jimmy was a devoted husband and father, who loved his girls beyond belief. Jimmy is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Jana Silva, and his daughters, Kelsey Francis and husband Kenny of Dallas, Texas, Kourtney Silva of Charlotte, North Carolina, his father Jesse Silva and brother, Jerry Silva, both of Dallas, Texas, and his godson Ricky Reyna of Dallas, Texas. He is also survived by a large and loving extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carmen Enriquez Silva. A rosary will be held on Monday, July 31, at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home 12649 Lake June Rd, Mesquite, Texas from 6-8pm. Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, August 1, at St. Pius X Catholic Church 3030 Gus Thomasson Rd, Dallas, Texas at 10am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jimmy’s name to the North Texas Food Bank or the American Cancer Society.