Robert Charles “R.C.” Rimer, 88, of Shawnee passed away December 30, 2016. He was born January 17, 1928 in Newalla, Oklahoma to Foy and Mattie Rimer.
R.C. was a loving husband, father and grandfather. A hobby that he enjoyed throughout his life was Trap Shooting and was a member of the Oklahoma Trap Shooting Hall of Fame. He proudly served his country in the Army and National Guard. R.C. worked for 25 years at Pratts Food Store and retired as the Frozen Foods Manager. During those years, he helped establish the Pratts Food Stores in Muskogee and Shawnee.
R.C. was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Iva Rimer; son, James David Rimer; granddaughter:Iva Lee Fletcher; and 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
R.C. is survived by children: Robert Rimer, Jr. (Rona), Carolyn Fletcher (Vernon) and Gary Rimer; grandchildren: Robert Rimer, III (Stephanie), Holly Rimer, Curtis Fletcher, and Ellen Henry (Tom Jr.);great grandchildren: Iva Ruth Rimer, Paris Rimer, Luke Fletcher, Zack Fletcher, Joe Fletcher, Trey Henry III, Natalie Henry and Sarah Henry; 4 great great grandchildren; and siblings: Betty Withrow, Shirley King,Virginia Gurthrie, and Clayton Rimer.
Visitation will be held 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Resthaven Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Rock Creek Baptist Church with Brother Danny Napier officiating.