DIMSDALE - James Calvin Dimsdale Obituary

DIMSDALE - James Calvin Dimsdale Obituary - JAMES CALVIN DIMSDALE AUGUST 4, 2008 James...
JAMES CALVIN DIMSDALE AUGUST 4, 2008 James Calvin Dimsdale, 83, of Cape Coral, FL passed away on Monday, August 4. He was born in Ruth, NC on May 4, 1925 to Henry and Ollie Dimsdale. Calvin enlisted in the U.S. Navy on August 10, 1943, serving in the Europe-African-Mid East Area Camp during World War II on the USS Direct (AM-90), which was later converted to the submarine chaser, US PC (1594). Calvin retired in 2000 after having been a masonry contractor in NC and FL, primarily in Lee County, the majority of the 48 years in the trade. He is survived by his children, John Eric Dimsdale and wife Gail, Sarah Dolores Penna and husband John, Marion Daniel Dimsdale and wife Susan, Hugh Dimsdale, Curtis Cornelius Dimsdale, Betty Jo Million, Tamara Dimsdale, Calvin James Dimsdale, John Calvin Dimsdale and Brenda Dupree; sisters Gwen, Gail, Catherine and Jem; sister-in-law Betty Jane Zimmer; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren. As patriarch of the family, Calvin will be greatly missed. Following the cremation, the family will have a private memorial service at home. Arrangements are being handled by Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Faith is to believe what we do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what we believe. Saint Augustine

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  1. News-Press,
  2. 10 Aug 2008, Sun,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 35

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