Throughout his lifetime, Stanley held a variety of jobs, contributing his hard work and dedication to his local community. His work ethic was a testament to his Colorado spirit, and he approached every task with diligence and commitment. Stanley was a true son of the Rockies, finding solace and joy in the great outdoors. His passion for nature led him to embrace outdoor activities such as fishing and hunting, allowing him to connect with the beauty of Colorado’s landscapes.
He cherished these moments of serenity and adventure in the wilderness. Another one of Stanley’s cherished pastimes was watching old western films. He found a unique comfort in the nostalgia of those classic movies, which transported him to a different time and place. The stories of the Wild West and the adventures of cowboys resonated with him, and he shared these tales with anyone who would listen.
Yet, what truly defined Stanley’s life was his love for family. He was a devoted father and grandfather, a role that brought him immense joy and purpose. His children, Rick Kimmick, Michael Kimmick, Diana (Clay) Phillips, and Jeremy (Sheila) Kimmick, were a source of pride and endless love for him. In addition to his children, Stanley was blessed with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, each holding a special place in his heart.
Stanley was not alone in his journey through life. He had the companionship of his sister, Margaret “Dolly” Worley, and brother, Alfred Kimmick, who shared many memories and experiences with him. The bonds of family were deeply significant to Stanley. Throughout his life, Stanley also maintained a close friendship with his ex-wife, Sharon Kimmick. Their connection was a testament to the enduring relationships he valued.
Stanley’s passing is preceded by the loss of his parents, Rudolph and Margaret Marie Trella Kimmick, and his brothers Edward Trella and Andrew Kimmick. In honor of Stanley’s life, a Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, September 22, 2023, at Wilson Memorial Chapel, located at 1449 South 9th Street in Cañon City, Colorado. This gathering will provide an opportunity for family and friends to come together, share stories, and pay their respects to a man who left an indelible mark on the community and the lives of those who knew and loved him.