Obituaries » Maxine Rimbey
July 15, 1926 - December 10, 2022
Service Date: December 15, 2022
Cemetery US National Cemetery #1
Church First United Methodist
10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 15, 2022.
Maxine Rimbey, 96, of Fort Scott, passed away late Saturday evening, December 10, 2022, at The Horton House. She was born July 15, 1926, in Buffalo, Missouri, the daughter of Thomas Richard Alford and Iona May (Smith) Alford. She married Lee Roy Rimbey September 18, 1946, in Bolivar, Missouri, and he preceded her in death June 18, 2013.
Maxine owned and operated Rimbey’s Jewelry together with her husband until retiring in 1990. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Gary Rimbey and wife Diane of Pittsburg, Kansas; two daughters, Evelyn Rimbey of Denver, Colorado, and Peggy Rimbey Stark, of Fort Scott; four grandchildren, Cortney Malpiede, Britney Malpiede, Nolan Stark, and Karley Stark; and a great-grandson, Rocco Red Feather. In addition to her husband Lee, Maxine was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Nancy Rimbey McCreedy; a brother, Buell Alford; and an infant brother.
Pastor Christopher Eshelman will conduct funeral services at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 15, 2022, at the First United Methodist Church with burial following at the Fort Scott National Cemetery under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 6-7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, December 14, 2022. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church and may be left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.