PROPHETSTOWN – Jerry D. Rimmer, 66, of Prophetstown, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017.
Jerry was born April 7, 1951, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, the son of Troy and Gladys (Lynch) Rimmer. He was a Marine Corps veteran, and served in the Vietnam War. Jerry married Patricia “Pat” Chapman on Sept. 4, 1971, in Sterling. She preceded him in death on Jan. 10, 2012. Jerry was employed by IFH Group in Rock Falls for 16 years.
Survivors include his father, Troy Rimmer of West Helena, Arkansas; one daughter, Tammy (Jamie) Byrd of Sterling; two sons, Roger (Anna) Rimmer of Sterling and John (Amy) Rimmer of Rock Falls; one sister, Martha Polowski; two brothers, Troy Rimmer Jr. and Archie Rimmer; five grandchildren, Dylan Rimmer, Daricka Rimmer, Dayton Rimmer, Gracie Bryd, and Draake Church; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife and his mother.
Cremation rites have been accorded with the McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Rock Falls.
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