James Richard Kimsey, 60, of Cape Coral, died Saturday, July 21, 2012. He was born March 15, 1952, in Hawkinsville, Ga., to Eddie Lee and Susan Kimsey.
He worked for more than 30 years as a pool contractor and pool designer. He enjoyed collecting guns and classic cars, and loved scuba diving and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving family, including his wife, Laurel Kimsey of Cape Coral; children, Richard Kimsey of Tallahassee, Christopher Kimsey of Cape Coral and Tia Kimsey of Cape Coral; grandchildren, Marissa, Sadie, Xander, Caden, Wyatt, Layla and Gage; mother, Susan Layfield of Lehigh Acres; and siblings, Eddie Kimsey of Fort Myers, Debbie Gedris of St. Augustine and Betsy Elrod of Lehigh Acres.
There was a celebration of his life Friday, July 27, 2012, at the Coral Ridge Funeral Home.
To share in his life story and leave thoughts and memories for his family, visit: www.coralridgefuneralhome.com.