Isaac Rymer © Cheyenne Star, Cheyenne, OK 27 Feb 1941 Reprinted with permission Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Isaac Rymer, son of Isaac and Argon Rymer was born February 20, 1890 at Benton, Polk County, Tennessee, and departed this life at his home in Cheyenne, Oklahoma February 19, 1941 at the age of 50 years, 11 months and 29 days.
He came to Oklahoma at the age of 13 years.
In 1909 he was married to Viola Mosburg, and to this union five children were born, all of whom survive.
In 1923 Mr. Rymer moved with his family to Weatherford, Oklahoma, where he was engaged in the mule buying business.
In 1931 he moved to Hammon and later moved to Cheyenne where he served two years as Undersheriff of Roger Mills County.
For the past few years he has been engaged in farming and auctioneering.
The five children who survive with the wife are Mrs. Dewey Denham of Weatherford, Oklahoma; Devert, a sergeant at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma; Norma, a junior at Weatherford College; and Dwight and Donald of the home address; his son-in-law and one grandchild, Rex Rymer Denham also survive; his step-mother, Mrs. N. Rymer of Pasadena, California; brothers and sisters, Dessie and Joe of Pasadena, California; George and Frank of Louisville, Kentucky; G. P. of Thomas, Oklahoma; and Oscar of Georgia.
Funeral services were held for Mr. Rymer at the Baptist Church in Cheyenne Saturday, February 22, 1941 with Rev. B. N. Lummus, preaching the sermon, assisted in the services by all the pastors in Cheyenne.
Pallbearers were Dean Cross, T. H. Steere, F. G. Brann, W. H. Pankey, John West and U. M. Prestridge.
Burial was in the Weatherford, Oklahoma cemetery under the direction of the Tunnard Funeral Home of Cheyenne.
Mr. Rymer had been a member of the Baptist Church since 1922.
In the passing of Ike Rymer, Cheyenne has lost a valuable citizen. Mr. Rymer was honest and upright in all of his business dealings. He always stood firmly for right. An outstanding characteristic of Mr. Rymer was that he always endeavored to speak a good word for all those he knew, never speaking harm of anyone.
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