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Jimmy Dean Starr

Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Harvest Fellowship for Jimmy Dean Starr of Aransas Pass, Texas.

Starr, 57, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Ronnie Williams officiated the services, and interment followed at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers were his family and friends.

Jimmy was born Feb. 8, 1961, in Artesia to Roland and Sharon (Goodson) Starr.

He was a current resident of Aransas Pass and former resident of Artesia. Jimmy loved to Aransas Pass because he loved the water. He was most recently a boat captain who enjoyed taking clients (who became friends) on fishing excursions.

Jimmy was a retired police officer and detective in New Mexico. He worked at the city, county and federal levels. He was also an accomplished firearms instructor who helped train the U.S. Marshals following the 9/11 attacks.

Jimmy will always be remembered for his love of hunting, fishing, dancing and singing. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Tammy Starr, of Aransas Pass; son Dustin Starr and wife Teria of Artesia; daughter Tiffany Baker and Jonah Holland of Artesia; stepson Derek Burmeister of Muskegon, Mich.; stepdaughters Amber Ivy and husband Kabir of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Tabitha Grenell and husband Eric of Michigan; 14 grandchildren; parents Roland and Sharon Starr of Artesia; brother Kelly Starr and wife Jacqueline of Dexter; sister Wendy Wright and husband Joseph “Woody” of Artesia; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Frances Anita Olson.

Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.