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 John Easter “Jack” Wimmer

John Easter “Jack” Wimmer

Birth
USA
Death 14 Mar 2012
Virginia, USA
Burial Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 86861660 · View Source
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John Easter "Jack" Wimmer, 94, of Roanoke, died on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. He was a member of South Roanoke United Methodist Church, a graduate of Roanoke College, and a veteran of World War II (serving the Air Force in the Mediterranean Theater). Jack was a retired partner of Easter Supply Company, Inc. He was a 64 year member of the Kiwanis Club of Roanoke, where he served as President. Mr. Wimmer was also a member of the Thursday Morning Music Club and the Roanoke Valley Choral Society. Jack was a soloist in many churches, singing bass baritone. He was Roanoke's 1964 Father of the Year (Family Life).
Mr. Wimmer was preceded in death by a son, William Moseley Wimmer. Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Julia Moseley Wimmer; a daughter and son-in-law, Jacquelyn W. Frith and Earl, of Floyd; three sons and four daughters-in- law, Dr. John Easter Wimmer Jr. and Andrea, of Greensboro, N.C., David Carlton Wimmer and Janet, of Sterling, Va., Richard Newton Wimmer and Shelley, of Floyd, and Nancy Wimmer, of Vinton; 11 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; and a sister, Elizabeth Wimmer Martin, of Roanoke.
Interment with Military Rites will be held at noon on Saturday from Evergreen Burial Park. A Memorial Service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2012, from South Roanoke United Methodist Church with the Reverend L. Stanley Wright Jr. officiating. The family will be available to greet friends at a reception in the church fellowship hall immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be made to the South Roanoke United Methodist Church Music Fund. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2012, at Oakey's Roanoke Chapel.
Published in Roanoke Times from March 15 to March 16, 2012


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  • Created by: Randy Shepherd
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86861660
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Easter “Jack” Wimmer (unknown–14 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86861660, citing Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, Roanoke City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Randy Shepherd (contributor 46593105) .