Wimmer, Elbert Winston
Elbert Winston Wimmer, 83, of Pilot, Va. passed away Saturday, June 30, 2007 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Wimmer was a lifelong farmer in the Huffville Community of Floyd County. He was a WW II Army Veteran, having served in the China, Burma-India Operations.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene McNeil Wimmer, a son J. E. Wimmer, sister, Marie Wimmer and brothers, Lamer, Harless and Wesley Wimmer.
His surviving family includes his daughter, Margaret Gearhart and her husband Larry; son, Cline Wimmer and wife Diane; grandchildren, Melissa Collins and husband Neil, Chad Gearhart, Stacy Mann and husband James, Jennifer Wimmer; great-grandchildren, Torri Bower and Evan Mann; stepgrandchildren, B. J. Chafin and wife Connie, Matthew Chafin; stepgreatgrandchildren, Drew Chafin and Caileigh Chafin; sisters, Daphne McNeil, Lois Epperly and Dorothy Meredith and husband Lewis, brother, Ray Wimmer and wife, Marie June.
The family suggest that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Huffville United Methodist Church Building Fund or the Huffville Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Stan Clower, 1246 Huffville Road, Pilot, VA 24138.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Monday, July 2 2007, at the Horne Funeral Home, Christiansburg, VA. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2007 at the Huffville United Methodist Church, Floyd County, conducted by Pastor Dan Walker, Rev. Richard H. Horne and Pastor Leon Alley. Interment will follow in the Huffville Cemetery. The Wimmer family is being served by Horne Funeral Service, Christiansburg, VA, 382-2612. On line condolences may be sent by visiting www.hornefuneralservice.com.