Truman M. Kimmey
February 21, 1938 – November 5, 2018
Truman Murray Kimmey, aged 80, passed peacefully on November 5, 2018 at his home in San Antonio, Texas with his beloved wife of 46 years, "J.J.", right by his side. Born on February 21, 1938 in San Angelo, Truman was strongly influenced by his grandparents "Pop & Dan" Edmiston and told colorful stories about being raised on their 7HE Ranch in Eldorado. He was a proud 33rd degree Master Mason, as well as a Vietnam War Veteran who served unselfishly in the U.S. Air Force and retired with 20+ years of dedicated service. Preceded in death by his parents Murray "MO" Overton and Virginia "Ninny" Rose, he is survived by his wife, Jo'Anne Joyce Kimmey, his sister Su-An Winkler, daughters Yvette Lynn Barton, Lisa Renee Palmgren, Laura Michelle Miller, his sons Shane Kristofer and Shaun Patrick Kimmey, 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and numerous extended family and friends. Viewing/visitation from 4-8pm Thursday, Nov 8th, with Military and Masonic memorial services on Friday, Nov 9th at 7pm. Truman will later be buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. All services will be at Sunset Memorial Park on Austin Highway.
- Preceded in death by his parents Murray "MO" Overton and Virginia "Ninny" Rose, he is survived by his wife, Jo'Anne Joyce Kimmey, his sister Su-An Winkler, daughters Yvette Lynn Barton, Lisa Renee Palmgren, Laura Michelle Miller, his sons Shane Kristofer and Shaun Patrick Kimmey, 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and numerous extended family and friends.
- Visitation Thursday, November 8, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, November 9, 2018
Truman M. Kimmey
November 12, 2018
One thing about spending any time in the military is that you make friends that you may not see for many years - but when you do it's like you were never apart. "Kimmey" and I were serving together at Randolph AFB back in the early 70s and since we both ended up in San Antonio I would run into him now and then - and was excited to catch up once again at his 80th birthday party not long ago. My favorite memories of "Kimmey" are his smile, his laugh, and that no matter what was going on he could make us smile along with him. Our sincere condolences to JJ and the family.
Rosie Blount FKA Soliz
November 11, 2018
What an honor to have this ability to share my thoughts with the Kimmey family.
The Kimmey family and the Soliz family came together because of the boys- Shane and Shaun.
We adopted each other as family and we will be that till the end of time.
Mrs. Kimmey "JJ" has always been there for me or anyone of us when we need someone to talk to and while I did not hang out with Mr. Kimmey I knew him well because of his boys.
You see, his boys as crazy as teenagers can be, were a true reflection of their upbringing. Even if they were in the middle of doing something crazy there was a quick moment of self reflection where they stopped and quickly corrected their path. They didn't need me to hover over them or yell at them (although, back in the day I remember doing alot of yelling with all the boys, ayy!!!!)
Mostly one has to admit that the Kimmey boys were the most handsome boys around , good looking, clean cut, respectful of others and each knew how to really really hug others. This is how they allowed me to know their father by being a reflection of whom they most admired and love. We salute you sir.
November 8, 2018