Jimmie R. Koch, age 68, passed away December 11, 2014. He was born on February 8, 1946 to Deabold and Esther Koch in Higgins, Texas. Jim was raised in Shattuck, Oklahoma and graduated from Shattuck, Oklahoma in 1964. He served in the U.S. Army and married his wife Shirley of 17 years on June 5, 1997. Jim was employed by Pioneer Natural Resources. He was a loving father who enjoyed fishing, boating, swimming, four-wheeling, and the outdoors. Jim will always be remembered for his love of laughter, practical jokes, cooking, and being with family and friends. Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Deabold and Esther Koch. He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Sheryl) Koch; children, Ashley Martin (Leroy Bruster) of Mooreland, Oklahoma, Jason Koch (Danica) of Woodward, Oklahoma, Kendall Koch (Amber Ashpaugh) of Woodward, Oklahoma, Amber Koch (John Tobey) of Davis, Oklahoma, Tara Smith (Jeremy) of Austin, Texas, Shannon Eastwood (John) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; sister, Sandy Osmus (Duane) of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Brooke, Morgan, Madison, Keiton, Payten, Jaydan, Emma, Taylor, Camryn, Lacie, Kalie, Makala, Ariel, Austen, Nathan, Erica, Tara; great-grandchildren, Aliyah, Ava; special friends, Donny Ashlock of Woodward, Oklahoma, Brandon Toci of Victoria, Texas; niece, Deanne (Mike) Mangham; nephews, Daryl (Michele) Osmus; uncle, Fred (Vada) Kraft of Slapout, Oklahoma. A Memorial Service will be at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home. Honorary Pallbearers: Jason Koch, Kendall Koch, Donny Ashlock, Brandon Toci. To view tribute, please visit www.corpuschristifh.com.
Published on  December 16, 2014