August 4, 1956 - June 1, 2022
Mr. James “Nook” Dancy, Jr. was born in Saginaw, Michigan on August 4, 1956 to James, Sr. and Yzella Dancy. He passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at the age of 65 years. James was a proud graduate of Buena Vista “BV” High School Class of 1974. He then attended Ohio Tech studying Computer Programing. Later, he entered the Trades as a Metal Laborer with General Motors Automotive Corporation. In 1983 he grew weary of living in the cold and shoveling snow; so, he left Michigan and relocated to Houston, Texas where he lived with his wife, Wilda D. Dancy. He was an avid collector of many items. He collected everything from coins and antique dollar bills to toys and many other unique pieces. He loved fishing, movies, music, and dancing. He especially loved joking and being around family. James was blessed with a large and loving family. He leaves to cherish his memory, his father, James (Brenda) Dancy, Sr.; wife, Wilda Denise Dancy; daughter, Kimberly Dancy; step-son, Norris (Lynn) Daniels; step-daughter, Denise Green; grandchildren, Christopher, Kimmora, Allana, Jordan, Sevonn, Jabari, Daylen, Roman, Bryce and Brylie; aunts, and uncles, Velma Thompson, Gladys (Kenneth) Fields, Sheila Bean, Lonnie Beemon and Vollie Beemon; nephews, Gregory (Rasheda) Patterson, Justin (Kia) Patterson; great-grandson, Brandon, Jr.; great-nephew, Josiah James; former wife, Violet; step-children, Vonessa, Patrice, Lana, Lance, Pandy Roni, a host of other grandchildren; great-grandchildren and a cherished son/grandson, Ryan. James was preceded in death by his mother, Yzella Dancy; sister, Lovetta Garcia; grandparents, Curllie (Gladys) Beemon, Will Hemphill and Rosie Dancy. Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607. Pastor Rodrick A. Smith will officiate. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 3210 South Washington Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48601. Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.
Mr. James “Nook” Dancy, Jr. was born in Saginaw, Michigan on August 4, 1956 to James, Sr. and Yzella Dancy. He passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at the age of 65 years. James was a proud graduate of Buena Vista “BV”... View Obituary & Service Information
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