Delvin E. “Del” Dimmick, 78, of North Platte passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Great Plains Health surrounded by his loved ones.
Del was born on March 9, 1940 to Elmer and Lorraine (Fredericksen) Dimmick in Akron, Iowa.
Following graduation from Akron High School, Del and his brother began a trucking business. He was also a member of the Iowa Air National Guard. Del worked several years for Diesel Specialties, Inc. in Sioux City, Iowa before moving to North Platte and starting Ag & Auto Diesel Service, Inc. in 1981.
He was united in marriage to Beverly Stearns on May 11, 1991.
Del loved coaching softball and enjoyed many years on the coaching staff for the North Platte Sensations. He also enjoyed riding bikes and restoring both classic cars and tractors. He was a member of the Platte Valley Auto Club.
Del and Bev loved to spend time traveling and camping in their RV. They were faithful members of Harvest Christian Fellowship.
His grandchildren were everything to him and he loved the company of his two dogs.
Bev would like to especially thank the Cancer Center, Dr. Demytra Mitsis and her staff for the care and compassion provided to Del during his illness.
He is survived by his wife, Bev; daughters, Lynda (Keith) Rosenbaum of Kennewick, Wash., Marci (Lonnie) Wisehart of Lincoln, and Suzan (Mark) Miller and Heather (Karl) Bieber, both of Omaha; stepdaughters, Kristie Frazier of Littleton, Colo. and Becky (Greg) Goodwater of Parker, Colo.; stepson, Brad (Kristy) Frazier of Torrington, WY; eleven grandchildren; and other family and friends.
Del is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mardeen Lanning; brother, Dellis; granddaughter, Lacey Rosenbaum; and nephew, Danny Lanning.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, June 11, with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in care of arrangements. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12 at Harvest Christian Fellowship, 1501 S. Dewey St..
Interment will be held by family at a later date.
Memorial contributions are suggested to be made to 308 BMX, Inc. at P.O. Box 1152, North Platte, Nebraska, 69103. Online condolences may be shared at carpentermemorial.com.