Jimmy Matus

 

 

Age: 52

 

Summary: longtime sales manager of the family-owned Northeast Texas fire truck-building company Westex Welding & Fire Apparatus Co. who had previously served as a former school board member at the West Independent School District in West, Texas and also played the role of Santa Claus for many local organizations.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a fertilization plant explosion

 

Born: November 9, 1960

 

Died: April 17, 2013

 

Location: West, Texas