Jimmy was born September 27, 1950 in Nashville, TN to the late Willie and Rosie McKissack. He attended Nolensville Elementary and Providence High School. In his leisure time Jimmy enjoyed gatherings with family and friends. Football was his favorite sport attending games and watching games on TV was a fun and pleasurable way to relax. Jimmy was a dependable worker employed as a landscaper for Brenda Lee (country music star) and BFI Sanitation for many Years. Jimmy had a great personality and was loved and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his beloved son, Jimmy McKissack, Jr.; sister, Enda Jean (Herbert)Gilbert; brothers, Willie McKissack,Jr.,Ellyard McKissack; cousins; other relatives and friends. A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, January 4,2020 at 11:00 AM at Faith Church located at 1208 Litton Ave, Nashville,TN 37216. The Family of Mr. Jimmy McKissack deeply appreciate and would like to thank you for your visits, expressions of love and support during the lost of our loved one. Special thanks to Jimmy's caregiver, Mrs. Katie and the entire staff and volunteers at Alive Hospice.