Mar 152013

Gene Quimby, 82, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, March 8, 2013. A memorial service will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, at Silver Creek Mortuary, located at 745 Paper Mill Road in Taylor.
Gene was born in Columbia, Miss., to Lee and Willie Mae Quimby on June 11, 1930.
He was married to Clara for 62 years.
He had a love for horses, people, and roping but he had a bigger love for his family.
Survivors include his wife, Clara; three children, Mike (Nonie) Quimby, Tricia (Bill) Gibson and Bill (Melinda) Quimby; two sisters, Ruth Engel of Phoenix and Ruby Smith of Mississippi; 10 grandchildren, Shane Quimby, J.R. Quimby, W.D. Quimby, Dalton Quimby, John Quimby, Chad Bolton, Jason Bolton, Amorie Owens, Stefanie Byars and Jennifer Barr; and four great-grandchildren, Andrew, Gabriel, Avery and Treven.
He was preceded in death by one son, Jay Quimby.Quimby obit