Obits: Jesse Charles Kimmer

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 7, 2014

Jesse Charles Kimmer

Mr. Jesse Charles “J.C.” Kimmer, 74, of Twin Cedars Golf Road, Mocksville, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury. 

Mr. Kimmer was born on June 16, 1940 in Iredell County to the late Robert Lee Franklin and Mary Elsie Alexander Kimmer. He retired from Thompson Crown Wood Products and had been owner/operator of Wagoner Plumbing Co. He was a member of Turrentine Baptist Church where he served as a greeter and played the bass guitar for the Turrentine Choir and the Turrentine Trio. He loved bluegrass music.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Sue Houser. 

Survivors: his wife of 52 years, Shirley Sammons Kimmer of the home; a daughter, Tammy Taylor (Richie) of Advance; and 2 grandchildren, Jordan and Collin Taylor. 

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Scott Schuyler and Joe Smith officiating. Burial followed in Turrentine Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. 

Memorials: Turrentine Baptist, 613 Turrentine Church Road, Mocksville; or Hospice/Palliative CareCenter, 377 Hospital St., Suite 103, Mocksville; or Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, 1229 Statesville Blvd., Salisbury, 28144. 

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