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Morris Eugene Rimes, Sr.

April 21, 1952 December 24, 2014
Morris Eugene Rimes, Sr.
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Obituary for Morris Eugene Rimes, Sr.
Lowell-Tims Funeral Home
1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
(580) 482-1233
fax (580) 482-8583


Morris Eugene Rimes, Sr., age 62, passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2014, north of Olustee, as the result of a motor vehicle accident.

Mr. Rimes was born in Tampa, Florida on April 21, 1952, to Marcus Earl and Esther (Rimes) Rimes. Entering the United States Marines, at the age of seventeen, Morris spent two years in Vietnam before returning to the Orlando area where he began selling automobiles. Soon thereafter, he began driving a truck and spent many years as a long hall truck driver living in Florida, Oregon and Oklahoma. In July 2004, Morris moved to Altus and later to Hobart in 2011. Morris was a longtime member of the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans.

Preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Laura Rimes and Harley Rimes, he is survived by four children, Marc Rimes and wife Robin of Eldorado, Morris (Wes) Rimes, Jr. of Oilton, Oklahoma, Meric Rimes and wife Margaret of Edmond, Derrick Dike of New York, New York; four sisters, Sue Rimes of Hunsucker, North Carolina, Lou Rimes of Bauer, North Carolina, Cheryl Blackwelder of Deland, Florida and Jan Owens of Deland, Florida, fifteen grandchildren, along with an extended foster family and many other relatives and friends.

A private family service will be conducted by the family. Cremation services have been entrusted to Lowell-Tims Funeral Home and Crematory.

Online tributes may be made to the family at

11:00 AM

Ft. Sill National Cemetery

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