Eidson: Kloyis Ernest Rimer, age 81 of Eidson, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at his residence. He was retired from New Jersey Zinc after 25 years of service and was a hardworking farmer his entire life. Kloyis was saved January 1951 and was Baptised January 24, 1951. He was a member of Grassy Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Kloyis loved his entire family equally and dearly. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Nina Sizemore; son, Michael Rimer; grandsons, Michael Joseph Rimer and Christopher Seal; parents, Earnest and Georgie Marie Codey Rimer; sisters, Doris Caldwell and Ann Evans; brother, Edward Rimer; daughter-in-law, Faye Rimer.
He is survived by his wife, Ida Pearl Rimer; daughters, Patsy Cupp and husband, Tom of Kingsport, Judy Seal and husband, Larry of Eidson, Sherry Mauk of Rogersville, Barbara Bowen and husband, Truit of Sneedville, Rhonda Kinsler of Eidson; sons, Bill Rimer and wife, Barbara of Bean Station, Dan Rimer and wife, Kay of Church Hill, John Rimer of Rogersville, Richard Rimer and wife, April of Eidson; special grandchildren, Rhealynn "Annie" Smith, Braelynn "Xavier" Smith, Nathaniel Rimer and Miracle Smith; 26 grandchildren; 56 Great-grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Visitation hours will be 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M., Friday, February 9, 2018 at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Funeral service will be conducted 7:00 P.M., Friday, February 9, 2018 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Donnie Shaw, Rev. Luke Rogers and Rev. Thomas Rogers officiating. Graveside service will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Rimer Family Cemetery.
Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville is honored to serve the Rimer family.