Dakota J. Jimerson

GOWANDA – Dakota J. Jimerson, 20, of Route 438, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2013 at ECMC in

Buffalo, NY.

He was born October 22, 1992 in Springville, NY, the son of Kevin and Lisa (Reinard) Jimerson Sr., who survive.

Dakota graduated in 2011 from Gowanda Central School and was very active in theater, cross country and track. He was also a

very creative writer.

Besides his parents, he is survived by a brother Kevin Jimerson Jr., of Gowanda, NY, a sister Ashley Troutman, of Gowanda, NY, and two nephews, Jude and Dawson. Also surviving are his maternal grandparents Jack (Nancy) Reinard, of Gowanda, NY, Floyd Renuad, of Silver Creek, NY, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandmother Judith Reinard and his paternal grandparents Clara Elaine Pierce and Burwell Jimerson Sr.

Friends may call at the family home, 14284 Route 438, Gowanda, NY, on Monday and Tuesday.

Funeral services will be held at the family home at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2013.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Headway Inc., 976 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY, 14209 or the Cattaraugus

Indian Reservation Volunteer Fire Department.

Arrangements are by the Mentley Funeral Home.