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William E. Rimel, 70, of Dawson, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Born July 24, 1948 in Connellsville, he was the son of the late James E. Sr and Dorothy Mae Boone Rimel. A lifelong resident of Dawson, Mr. Rimel was a member of the Dawson Baptist Church. Mr. Rimel was retired from CSX Railroad, where he worked as a Foreman. He was a veteran of the US Army, having served during the Vietnam Era. He always enjoyed spending time going to his grandchildren’s baseball and softball games and enjoyed riding motorcycles. He was a very loving husband, father, and grandfather.
He is survived by, his wife Beverly Lerch Rimel, to whom he was married to for 51 years, son Jason D. Rimel of Dawson, son & daughter in law Rick & Marcie Rimel of Hempfield Twp., brother & sister in law James E. & Carol Rimel Jr., of Scottdale; sister & brother in law Deborah & James Hileman of Champion, grandchildren Bryce Robert Rimel and Carina Brynn Rimel.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515. Funeral services will be held Monday at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations at 10:00 AM with the Pastor Lonnie Rittenour of Dawson Baptist Church officiating. Interment will take place in Bowman-Flatwoods Cemetery.