John (Jaybird) Louis Rimes, age 90, of LaBelle, passed away March 19, 2015, in Oakbrook of LaBelle. He was born Mar. 1, 1925, in LaBelle to the late Adolphus Rimes and Tomsie K. (Howard) Rimes. He was lifelong resident of Hendry County. Jaybird was a true cowboy who will be missed by many.
He is survived by his wife: Patricia (Kisela) Rimes, daughter: Sandra Rimes Lee and husband Tony Lee. Jaybird has three surviving sisters; Elgin Shore, Laura June Wilson and Bobbie Jo Cline. He also has two grandsons; Zachary and John and two great grandchildren, Sophia and Trae.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 11:00 am at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle with Pastor L. W. Howard officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Denaud Cemetery in LaBelle. Visitation will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.