James "Jimmy Junior" Dalida


April 7, 1955 - March 24, 2018

Jimmy Junior Dalida, 52, of Tucson, Arizona died on Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Tucson, AZ. Jim was born on April 7, 1955 in Salinas, CA to Eulogio and Annie Dalida of Chualar.

Jim graduated from Gonzales High School in 1973 and received his Associates’ Degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from Pima Community College in Tucson, AZ. Prior to receiving his LPN, Jim owned and operated his own business and held various positions including flight attendant and express freight driver.

Jim was a faithful Jehovah’s Witness since age 17 and spent much of his adult life serving as minister and preaching to others in California, Colorado, and Arizona. He loved sports, staying active and working out, and enjoyed traveling across the U.S. and to other countries. Jim enjoyed spending time with his family and playing and chasing his 12 nieces and nephews and 6 grandnieces and grandnephews. He had a big booming laugh and used his wonderful sense of humor to play practical jokes on his family and friends.

Jim is survived by three sisters, one brother, 12 nieces and nephews, and 6 grandnieces and grandnephews. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Arnesto Dalida. Jim was loved dearly by his family and many friends.

The Memorial Service will be held at: 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 34021 Moranda Road, Soledad, CA 93960

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