Matt Wilmer, 38, of Fairfield died Dec. 12

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Matthew Wayne Wilmer, 38, of Fairfield passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, at his home.

He was born May 7, 1980, in Staunton, a son of Steven Douglas Wilmer and Bonnie Clemmer Wilmer.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Leo Clemmer, and paternal grandparents William and Nancy Wilmer.

Matthew was a member of New Beginning Church and a previous member of South River Fire Department for 22 years. He currently was a member of Rockbridge Baths Fire Department. He loved his cattle and farming and had worked for Rock Bottom Dairy.

In addition to his parents, also surviving are his wife, Candice Sue McCormick Wilmer; children Dylan Wayne Wilmer, Jenna Nicole Golden, Trevor Golden, William Owen Wilmer and Ella Gibson; siblings Pam Wilmer Whorley (Brad) and children Emilee and Hailee of Fairfield, and Benjamin Douglas Wilmer (Jamie) and children Jonathan and Brooke; maternal grandmother Mary Catherine Clemmer, all of Fairfield; uncle, Dean Clemmer and wife Liz of Kilmarnock.  In addition to his immediate family Matthew was survived by numerous close friends.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at Harrison Funeral Chapel conducted by the Rev. Brandon McClung and Danny Groah.  Burial will follow at Fairfield Cemetery. Friends may gather with the family from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at Harrison Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to New Beginning Church, P.O. Box 41, Fairfield, VA 24435.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home and Crematory.

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