Jimmie “JR/Toon” Danks entered the gates to his heavenly home on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 in New Orleans, LA at the age of 31. Born February 5, 1989 to Evelyn L. Danks and Jimmie Bolds Sr., Jimmie had a passion for sports, and played semi-pro football with the “Kings,” and later, the “Lighting” football teams. Jimmie’s life may have been cut short, but he touched the hearts of many while he was with us. He is survived by his mother, Evelyn L. Danks; his father, Jimmie Bolds, Sr.; step-father, Anthony Edwards; daughter, Payton Danks; fiance’, Angela Givens; great aunt, Mary (Franklin) Sanxton; siblings, Ernest Danks, Danillia Adams, Jacinta Danks, Timothy Bolds, Emily Danks and Charla Wigenton; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, in-laws, cousins, and friends. Jimmie is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Willie Matthews and Evelyn Danks; step-grandmother, Carolyn Matthews; paternal grandparents, James and Dorothy Bolds; and five of his father’s siblings.
- Funeral services honoring the life of Jimmie Danks will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 10:00AM at Trumpet of Truth Ministry, 7451 W. St. Bernard Highway, Arabi, LA. Bishop Robert Collins officiating.
- Visitation will be held from 8:00AM until the hour of service.
- Interment will follow at Belle Grove Cemetery, Kenner, LA. All attendees must wear a face mask or covering.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.