Jimmy Brooks Matney

  • Born: May 19, 1945
  • Died: July 24, 2020
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas

Porter Loring Mortuary North

2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232

Tel. (210) 495-8221

Tribute & Message From The Family

Jimmy Brooks Matney, age 75, of San Antonio Texas passed away on July 24, 2020 At North Central Baptist Hospital surrounded by his two daughters.

Jimmy was born to parents Jesse Brooks and Mary Louise Matney on May 19, 1945 in Tyler Texas. Jimmy graduated from El Dorado High School in El Dorado Arkansas Class of 1963 and received a degree in Business from Southern State University in Magnolia Arkansas. He was the Founder and President of Southwest Food Sales and Merchandising from 1984- 2010. During his retirement years he worked for Pilgrim Mortgage as a consultant and licensed loan officer.

Jimmy is survived by daughters Marla Matney Havel, Brooke Matney Pilgrim and husband Michael Pilgrim, their mother Angela Matney Osinski. Grandchildren Matthew Stough (22), Ella Pilgrim (12), and Emily Pilgrim (11). Sister Suzanne Harris, nephew (who was like a son) Michael Brooks Harris and fiancé Brianna Zuniga, nieces Holly Price and husband Chris Price, Anndi Cranford and husband David Cranford. As well as many very dear friends. Jimmy was predeceased by parents Jesse Brooks and Mary Matney.

Jimmy was a baptized Christian and known for his love of Christ. As a true patriot, he had a deep love for his country. He attended a weekly bible study and followed Pastors Charles Stanley and John Hagee. He was known for his giving nature and contributed regularly to many charities and organizations such as Samaritans Purse and Hillsdale College. He was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and National Skeet Shooting Association. He competed and placed at the World Skeet Shoot competition as part of the National Skeet Team in 1989. He had a passion for hunting, fishing and was an avid dog lover.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Porter Loring Mortuary North.


Condolence & Memory Journal

More than a friend Jim was like family to me. I cherish the moments and the experiences I lived with him. He taught me very valuable life lessons. He was a kind and loving man, and I will always keep him him in my heart and mind. Rest in peace Jim.

Posted by Luis Pena - San Antonio, TX - Family Friend   July 31, 2020

Jim, I really appreciate your friendship and attentions to Malena, and our sons Luis and Pepe. You were always there for all of us. Our condolences to your Family. We will miss you.

Posted by Alfredo Rodriguez - Mexico - Friend   July 31, 2020

For my best friend Jim, all my admiration, love and many thanks for having been a true friend.
Thank you Jim For everything, We love you.

Posted by Malena Peña - Mexico, KS - Friend   July 31, 2020

We met Jim @ our Blanchard/Castanon Bible study group so long ago & were impressed with his prayer needs restoring his peace. Condolences to his loved ones but I know he's in Heaven rejoicing with our Lord Jesus. Peace & Gods blessings to all his loved ones, I know he will be missed.

Posted by Ruth Stewart - San Antonio, TX - Friend   July 31, 2020

My heartfelt condolences to the family. I knew Jim from Joe Blanchard and Art Castanon's bible study group for many years. Jim was a kind and Godly man. As Jim left this world to go to his heavenly home, he will remain in our hearts. Gloria Garcia

Posted by Gloria Garcia - San Antonio, TX - Friend   July 29, 2020

Jim will be greatly missed. He was a good friend to both of my sons and I. Prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Posted by Rod and Cynthia Hackney - San Antonio, TX - Friend   July 29, 2020

Rest in Peace Good Friend You Will Be Missed.Billy Shankle Farmerville Louisiana

Posted by Billy Shankle - Farmerville, LA - Friend   July 27, 2020

Prayers for the family. He was a great friend and true gentleman!

Posted by Jeff Stokey - Gainesville, GA - Friend   July 27, 2020

Dad, you filled my life with words of wisdom, encouragement, support , love and laughter. I love you.

Posted by Marla - Daughter   July 26, 2020

Jim was a wonderful friend for many years

Art and Gail Castanon

Posted by Art Castanon - San Antonio, TX - Friend   July 26, 2020

Dad, We were each other's best Pals. You taught me so much. I love you and I will miss you forever.

Posted by Brooke Pilgrim - San Antonio, TX - Daughter   July 26, 2020

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