Jimmy Olympius, age 73 passed away peacefully on June 20, 2020. Jimmy was born on August 30, 1946 to parents Kenneth and Dotty Olympius.
Growing up in Southern California, Jimmy’s life was filled with music, sports and his love of surfing. He graduated from Westchester High School in Los Angeles and attended USC.
Jimmy was drafted into the US Army. He was wounded while serving in Vietnam. After his recovery in hospitals located in Northern California, Jimmy continued to live in the bay area of California.
Jimmy began a career in sales when he met his lovely wife, Dolores. Along with raising four children Jimmy and Dolores relocated to Washington. They lived in Gig Harbor, Grapeview and Allyn.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Dolores, children Shawn (Becky), Lance (Paula), Ty (Heather) and Ginger. Sisters, Judy (Bob) and Peggy (Tim). He has 17 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren along with a very close family of in-laws, nephews, nieces and friends.
Jimmy is preceded in death by his parents.
A time to celebrate Jimmy’s life will be announced when we can all get together safely for memories, food and drink.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jimmy L. Olympius, please visit our floral store.