William “Lionell” Rimmer, 87, of Cedar Grove passed away Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. He was a native of Person County. Formerly employed with Four Acres in Roxboro and White Furniture in Mebane and was a retired tobacco farmer, a Member of Five Forks Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran. He is the son of the late Willie and Aldean Wilson Rimmer. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Richard “Ozie” Rimmer and wife Rita, James “Doug” Rimmer and wife Wilma, Henry Rimmer and Donald Rimmer.
He is survived by his wife, Lee Anner Fuqua Rimmer; Sons, Ronnie Rimmer, Eddie Rimmer and wife Billie Jean, Mike Rimmer and wife Judy; brothers, Vance “Sam” Rimmer, Maurice “Petie Rimmer”; sisters, Vivian “Quie”Wilkerson, Martha Moore; grandchildren, Shannon Brandon, Dustin, Travis and Ethan; great grandchildren, Laycon, Peyton, Addison and Easton.
A service to celebrate his life will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12 at Five Forks Baptist Church by Pastor Glenn Farren. Burial with military honors will follow in the Rimmer Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening. Memorials may be made to Five Forks Baptist Church, 7500 N.C. 86, Hillsborough, NC 27278 or Amedisys Hospice, 2975 Crouse Lane, Burlington, NC 27215.
Online condolences may be sent at www.mcclurefuneralservice.net.