|Earl Lee "Lump" Nimmers, Sr.|
|July 11, 1935 - February 03, 2012|
|Rock Island, Illinois|
|Visitation: Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (NOON) February 09, 2012 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island|
|Funeral Service: Thursday at 12:00 PM (NOON) February 09, 2012 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island|
|Interment: Thursday February 09, 2012 at Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island |
Earl Lee “Lump” Nimmers, Sr., 76, of Rock Island, died Friday, February 3, 2012 at Trinity Rock Island. Funeral services will be held at NOON Thursday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Visitation will be an hour prior to services. Interment will be at Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island.
Earl was born on July 11, 1935 in Dermott, Arkansas, the son of Davie Nimmer and Zellestine Miller. He married Lizzie M. Floyd in 1953 in Dermott, AR.
Earl worked for Sivyer Steel Inc. for 27 years retiring in the early 1980’s. Mr. Nimmer’s joys in life included horse back riding, cars, westerns, and cooking. He also loved to dress up and go dancing, and enjoyed spending time with family.
Earl is survived by Lizzie; children, Earl (Martha) Nimmers, Jr., Lola M. Nimmers, and Leroy Nimmers, all of Rock Island, Sheila A. Nimmers, Augusta, GA, Sharon (Antonio) Sisk, Davenport, IA, Marilyn J.Nimmers-Ryan, Rock Island, Nolan D. Nimmers, Rockford, IL, and Candy (Joe) Jones, Davenport, IA; 29 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and many great-great grandchildren; and cousins, Charles W. Miller, and Betty J. Miller, both of Rock Island.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 grandsons, an uncle, Cleveland L. Miller, and two aunts, Zelma Miller, and Susie Davis.
Kerry and I are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and sending prayers your way to help you through this rough time.
All our love,
Jayne and Kerry Wouters
-- Jayne and Kerry
So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
-- Joy Fleming
My deepest sympathy for your loss. I hope there is comfort knowing that your Dad is in a Better Place. I'll keep you and your family in my prayers.
-- Dan Saito
You'r in our thoughts and prayers.
-- Richard and Kathy Lee
Dear Leroy, Earl, and all of the Nimmers Family,
You have my deepest sympathy and prayers.
-- Marilyn A. Royal
We are sorry for you lose. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
Clinton and Annie Stewart
-- Clinton and Annie Stewart
Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled....
You and Your Family are in our prayers. May God continue to give you the strength in this time of need.
God Bless You!!
-- Beverly Couch