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Baisden, Jimmy Dave (J.D.)

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November 20, 1937 - January 26, 2019

Baisden, Jimmy Dave (J.D.)

Jimmy Dave (J.D.) Baisden, of Grapevine, Texas passed away on January 26, 2019 in Carrollton, Texas.

A Memorial Service will be held February 16, 2019 at The Village Church – Southlake Campus, Southlake, Texas.

Jimmy (J.D.) was born November 20, 1937, and raised in Turkey, Texas, to Emmet and Nadine Baisden.  He was employed by GTE/Verizon for 42 years, and the City of Denton for 15 years.

He is survived by a his wife, Reba Baisden; children, Dempsey and husband, Roger Dearing of Grapevine, Texas, Michael Ryan of Grapevine, Texas, Kelly and wife, Sheila Ryan of Ft. Worth, Texas,  Julie and husband, Luke Odenthal of Malakoff, Texas; sister, Marsene and husband, C.L. (Pat) Patterson of Ogden, Utah; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and many other loving extended family members and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Emmet and Nadine Baisden; brother, Robert Lee Baisden; infant brother, Emmet Baisden, and his first-wife, June Johnson Baisden.

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Gayle Gilreath

April 19, 2020 12:45PM

My name is Gayle Gilreath. I did not know J.D. had passed. I worked with J. D.,he was my head lineman with the telephone co. He taught me a lot about the industry and was an inspiration to all that he met. So sorry to here about his passing.