Robert E. Jimerson of Miami died Friday, May 11, 2007, at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami. He was 66.

He was born Dec. 31, 1940, in Peoria to J.R. and Mary E. (Harp) Jimerson. He lived in the Peoria and Miami areas all of his life.

He was a self-employed mechanic. He was a member of the Apostolic Assembly Church in Miami.

He married Beatrice J. Kinslow on July 20, 1968. She preceded him in death on July 30, 2006. He was also preceded in death by his father and one sister, Sharon Faye Jimerson.

Survivors include one son, Robert V. Jimerson of Miami; his mother, of Peoria; one brother, Jim Jimerson of Peoria; one half brother, Eugene Needham of Peoria; three sisters, Caroline Rollins and Linda Roberts, both of Peoria, and Joan Thompson of Miami, and two grandsons, John West and Shawn West.

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Picher with Phil Shyers officiating. Burial will be in Seneca Cemetery in West Seneca.

Pallbearers will be Gary Stasell, John Stasell, Freddie Stasell, Greg Sappington, Bob Graham and John Cousatte. Honorary pallbearers will be Raymond Barnett, Oliver Waldon and Jess Stasell.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.