Jimmy (Henry) Sawney, son of Jim and Janis (Chulio) Sawney, was born on June 9, 1977, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. At the age of 45, Jimmy passed away surrounded by family on October 22nd, 2022.
Jimmy graduated from Central High School in 1995. He also joined Talking Leaves Job Corp. Where he took electrical class. He also worked various job offers. He later married the love of his life, Renee, on March 22, 1999.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Renee Sawney, maternal grandparents: Sallie and Dan Hummingbird and John Chulio, paternal grandparents: Eunice and Bill Chuculate, his mother: Janis (Chulio) Sawney, sister: Shelly Black, aunts: Josie Vann and Betty Duncan, great uncle: Oscar Chulio and two baby nephews.
Jimmy was one of a kind. He could liven up a room when he walked in. He liked to tease and joke around with people. Jimmy was a ball of fun to be around. He loved hanging out with his friends, playing music, fishing and he had other hobbies that he loved to do. Wherever he went, Jimmy never met a stranger. He lived life to the fullest while on earth.
He leaves behind a loving family that includes his dad, Jim Sawney, brother: Dale and wife Tracy of Roland, OK, brother-in-law: Preston Black of Stilwell, OK, sister: Becky Chuculate of Tahlequah, OK, aunts: Virginia (Carl), Viola (Victor) and Linda Littledeer, all of Stilwell, 5 nieces, 3 nephews, 12 great nieces and nephews and many cousins, other relatives and friends, who are gonna miss him very much!