Graveside Service Held Monday For 'Dick' Wimmer, 78

Published 1:23 pm Tuesday, July 27, 2010

DECEMBER 23 – Richard W. “Dick” Wimmer, 78, of Farmvllle, died Friday, December 19, 2003 in Farmvllle.

He was born September 18, 1925 in Nason, Illinois, a son of the late Albert and Agnes Penn Wimmer.

Mr. Wimmer was a member of Heritage Baptist Church and served his country in the U.S. Navy. He worked at Alien Industries for 25 years, then he worked for Nottoway Correctional Facility for five years. He drove the Farmville Area Bus when it first started.

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He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Ida Mae Wimmer; his children. Warren R. Wimmer and his wife, Laura of Orland Park, Illinois, Jeffrey G. Wimmer of Biloxi, Mississippi, Kathy L. Smith and her husband, Stan of Farmvllle and Karen L. Camilo of Farmvllle; 10 grandchildren; five great grandchildren and his brother, Russell B. Wimmer of Falls Church. He was preceded In death by two brothers. Harry and James Albert Wimmer.

A graveside service was held 2 p.m. Monday in Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, was in charge of arrangements.