Jimmy (Hyme) Gilstrap

February 1, 1947 – April 7, 2021

Jimmy (Hyme) Gilstrap passed away on April 7, 2021. He was born in San Saba, Texas on February 1, 1947. After high school, Jimmy attended Wharton College for two years on a football scholarship.

He was married to Carolyn Schwartz in Goldthwaite, Texas. Jimmy worked at the Highway Department while in Goldthwaite. He later moved his family to Eldorado where he worked for many years on ranches and broke horses.

Jimmy is survived by one daughter, Christy Crisp and husband (Robbie) of Richland Springs; a grandson, Seth Crisp and wife (Kendall) of Tennyson; a great-granddaughter Hattie Crisp and numerous nephews and cousins.

Jimmy is preceded in death by his mother, Rosalie Gilstrap; a sister, Kathy Bates; a son, Bodie Gilstrap; and wife,Carolyn Gilstrap.

Visitation will be at Love Funeral Home in Eldorado on Friday, April 16 from 6-7 p.m. Graveside service will be at 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 at the Eldorado Cemetery.

Donations may be made to Jimmy Gilstrap Fund at First National Bank of Eldorado.