Louie Mimms

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  • "Louie Mimms was a Great man and my Granddad. I miss him..."
    - Donna Chaudhry
  • "Excellent and memorable teachers are few and far between,..."
    - Rhonda Rhodes-Sleister
  • "My sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Mimms. I had..."
    - Howell Scott
  • "Louie Mimms was my Great-Grandfather. He loved his family..."
    - Jessica Hunt
  • "My deepest condolences to your family for your loss. Mr...."
    - Gayle McGhee (nee Canter)
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Ocala - Louie Mimms, 89, passed away peacefully at home in Ocala on Wednesday, January 5, 2011. He was born on June 12, 1921, in Guthrie, Kentucky. After graduating from high school, he joined the armed forces just before WW II. He proudly served as a P-38 fighter pilot and later as a communications officer. After 23 years in the Air Force, he retired and became a high school English teacher for the next 20 years. He is survived by Harriet, his loving wife of 67 years, two sons and a daughter, plus grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was interred at the Florida National Cemetery, in Bushnell, with his immediate family in attendance, as he wished.
Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2011