Shelton J. Rimer

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Shelton J. Rimer


Shelton Jacob Rimer, 94, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Born in Salisbury, N.C., he was a son of the late Charles Herman and Dovie Poole Rimer.

Mr. Rimer was a graduate of Boyden High School in Salisbury. He volunteered in the Army Air Corp to be a Glider Pilot in WW II. He was in two invasions, one in Holland and one in Germany. He was discharged from the US Air Force Reserves in 1955. Mr. Rimer was the owner of Rimer Mobilehome Sales, "Azalea" Homes Mfg. in Clinton, SC and Bali Hai Ranch in Laurens, SC. He was a charter member of Lutheran Church of Our Saviour.

He is survived by his wife of almost 71 years, Dorothy; his daughter and son-in-law, Kathie and Jesse Nelson; his grandchildren, John C. Harmon III, Eric C. Harmon (Michelle), Amy H. Glander (John), Jennie H. Martin (Wesley); and eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Clark; and a sister-in-law, Betty Rimer. He was predeceased by his son, Shelton J. Rimer, Jr. and his brothers, Aaron, Charles and Wilbert Rimer.

The Funeral service will be 2:00pm, Sunday, May 18 at Lutheran Church of Our Saviour with the Reverends Mark Cerniglia and Gary Safrit officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Entombment will private at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to the church or the .

The Mackey Mortuary.


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Published in The Greenville News from May 17 to May 18, 2014
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