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George Rimel

George M. Rimel III better known as Skip age 45 of Oak Ridge,TN returned to the giver of life Jesus his savior on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at his residence. He was employed at Y-12 Oak Ridge by U.R.S. as a chemical operator. Skip had worked at both X10 and K25 as a lab technician. He was a member of I.U.C.W. Union, and BNI Small Business Networking Group. Skip had big dreams for his business Diamond Floor Care. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and Martial Arts. Skip was an E. Mate on the George C. Marshell 654, and Kamehameha 642 NURK Sub. He was a devout Christian and a faithful member of Bethel Apostolic Temple in Knoxville,TN, baptized in Jesus name and Holy Ghost filled. He loved the word of God and sharing his faith and working with the men's and youth program. Skip was loved and will be missed by all that knew him. Skip was preceded in death by his grandparents, George Rimel Sr. & Bernice; and grandfather, Walter Daniels. He is survived by his parents, George Rimel II & Donna of Clinton,TN; wife, Shelah Rimel of Oak Ridge,TN; daughters, Tasha Fortner & husband Todd of Harrogate, TN, Amanda Brown & husband Derick of Clinton, TN; son, Badih El-Chaar of Oak Ridge,TN; grandmother, Irene Daniels of Middlesboro, KY; grandchildren, Cassidy Combs, Victoria Fortner, Elias El-Chaar, Ryleigh Brown, Tyler Brown, Miya Riggs, Justin Fortner, Elise Fortner and soon to be born grandchild. He also leaves behind a host of other relatives and friends. Skip's family will receive his friends on Tuesday, June 12th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Eagle Bend Apostolic Church in Clinton, TN. Skip's celebration of life will be Wednesday, June 13th at 1:00 pm at Eagle Bend Apostolic Church with Bishop Kelvin Cash, Rev. David Triplett, and Rev. Clyde Hooks officiating. His interment will be Wednesday, June 13th at 4:00 pm at the Duncan Cemetery in Tazewell, TN. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements. This entry was posted on Sunday, June 10th, 2012 at 8:47 pm and is filed under Obituaries. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

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Donna and George, I am so sorry to read of the passing of Skip. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Carol

Carol Gilliam Jun 13 2012 12:00 AM

Just saw the news about George, very sorry to hear about this. We were good friends our senior year of high school at MHS. Remember his mom very well, she worked at the medical arts building at 30th and Cumberland in Middlesboro. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. God bless. Michael Lee

Michael Lee Jun 13 2012 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to the family on the loss of your loved one. May these scriptures bring you comfort and peace during these sorrowful times.(Acts 24:15; Psalm 147:3; Psalm 55:22; Isaiah 61:2)

M. Johnson Jun 13 2012 12:00 AM

george and donna our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time sorry we couldnt be there. sincerely,Bill and Kathy

bill and kathy pemberton Jun 12 2012 12:00 AM

George and Donna, Sorry to hear about skip. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. sincerely,Bill and Kathy

bill and kathy pemberton Jun 12 2012 12:00 AM

Donna, Roy and I were so sorry to hear of Skips passing. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Brenda Revels Jun 12 2012 12:00 AM

I worked with George for a short period of time. He was a kind, learned young man who loved the Lord. I am sorry for the familys loss but am thankful for his testimony of eternal life with our Lord and Savour Jesus Christ.

Peggy Jivelekas Jun 12 2012 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to the family.Ive worked with George for the last 6yrs and he was a fine man and a great friend. Im very sorry for your loss.

John Booth Jun 12 2012 12:00 AM

I taught Skip in 3rd grade at Ellen Myers School. He was a fine young boy and I know he grew up to be a fine young man. I know he will be greatly missed and am very sorry for your loss. Love in Christ, Doris Justice

Doris Justice Jun 12 2012 12:00 AM

Sheila Im so sorry for your loss you are in my Prayers and thoughts. May the Lord rap his arms around you and comfort you during this time. With My Deepest Sympathy. I love you your sister Sandra.

Sandra Housley Jun 11 2012 12:00 AM