James Lamar Rimmer was born on January 11, 1975 to James Vernon Mann of Jackson, TN and Betty Rimmer of Milwaukee, WI. He departed this life on January 8, 2022 at the age of 46. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at 2:00 PM, at the Woodlawn M. B. Church Cemetery, 363 Woodlawn Rd. in Brownsville, TN. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers for the service.
At a very young age, James was adopted and raised; alongside several aunts and uncles that were more like sisters and brothers to him, by his paternal grandparents, James and Daisy Mann in Brownsville, TN.
James was preceded in death by both grandparents, James Edward Mann and Daisy Mae Barbee Mann; along with an uncle, William Mann and Aunt Maxine Mann Smith.
James received his education in Brownsville, TN public schools and later at Jackson State Community College. James was an extremely hard worker; working for several years at Lane College. He loved his NY Giants and held close relationships with his brother Darrick Mann, and two cousins; John Coleman and Gabriel Mann. James was extremely faithful and inspired others with his positive attitude towards life.
James recently moved from Tennessee to Milwaukee to connect with his family there. He remained in Milwaukee until his time of death.
James is survived by his mother, Ms. Betty Rimmer of Milwaukee, WI, his father and stepmother, Mr. James and Patricia Mann of Jackson, TN. Also surviving James are four brothers; Darrick (Lacy) Mann, and Paris McCullough of Jackson, TN, Terrell Rimmer and Romon Rimmer of Milwaukee, WI; five sisters; Sheila (Roger) Sherill of Humboldt, TN, Cassandra Mann-Flagg of Brownsville, TN, Chelvia (Perry) Sinclair and Glenda Johnson of Jackson, TN, and Nekisha Rimmer of Milwaukee, WI. James also grew up with aunts and uncles that he was raised as siblings with; Charles Edward Mann, (the late) William Mann, Hattie Mae William, Gloria Mann, Bevlin Jones, Martha Mann and (the late) Maxine Smith, as well as two very special cousins, who were more like brothers to him; Siaaron Smith and Joshua Johnson of Jackson, TN.
James is also survived by several other aunts, uncles, and cousins; as well as a host of nieces and nephews that he remained incredibly proud of.
God is going to wipe every tear from their eyes and death will be no more neither will mourning nor outcry of pain be anymore. REV. 21:3-4