Edward F. Kimmerly

September 4, 1928 - September 30, 2021

Edward F. Kimmerly Sr., 93, of Dayton, Ohio, died Thursday, September 30, 2021 at his residence.  He was born September 4, 1928 in West Union, Ohio. He is preceded by father, Samuel Esto Kimmerly, Sr.; mother, Perlina Hatfield; wife, Frances (Mitchel) Kimmerly; one daughter, Barbara Ann Kimmerly (1955); three sons: William Ray Kimmerly (1956), John Tobius Kimmerly (1964) and Donald Kimmerly (1967); four sisters: Corda Downs, Mintie Rogers, Bertha Webb and Jean Grooms; six brothers: John Kimmerly, Ross Kimmerly, Bob Kimmerly, Charles Kimmerly, Fred Kimmerly and Samuel Esto Kimmerly, Jr.

Edward is survived by two sons: Edward (Phyllis) Kimmerly, Jr. of Riverside and Freddie (Karen) Kimmerly of Riverside; five grandchildren: April (Michael) Graham of Riverside; Eddie Ray (Erika) Kimmerly of Riverside, Bobby Joe Kimmerly of Riverside, Brandon Wigginton of Dayton and Adam Kimmerly of Riverside; 12 great grandchildren: Taylor, Allison, Jenna, Ellie, Kiera, Makayla, Tyler, Brandon Lee, Kaiser, Clayton, Landyn, Grayson; two great-great grandchildren: Arabelle and Madelynn; one brother, James Kimmerly of Huber Heights; two sisters: Sally Parsons of Oregon and Annie Frost of Centerville and many nieces and nephews

Edward joined the U.S. Navy and was part of the Korean Conflict.  After his honorable discharge he worked and retired from Chrysler Corporation.  He was an avid golfer and an amazing and helpful neighbor and friend.  He loved his family above everything and will be dearly missed.

The public visitation is 12 – 2 PM Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.

The public funeral is 2 PM Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated. Pastor Scott Goodman will officiate.

The public committal and military graveside services is at West Union Village Cemetery, 5096 Pumpkin Ridge Road, West Union, Ohio 45693

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated is serving the family.


Diane Dieterle - Oct 5, 2021
I have many fond memories of Uncle Ed, Aunt Frances, Eddie and Freddie. Thanks for the memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you Diane (Frost) Dieterle
ReSheena Shiveley - Oct 3, 2021
So sorry for your loss and prayers for the family.