June 14, 1933 - December 30, 2019
Burial Date: January 6, 2020
The funeral service will be at 1 pm, on Monday, January 6, 2020 at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw, OK. He will be laid to rest at Sallisaw City Cemetery.
Billy “Joe” Nimmo passed away Monday, December 30, 2019. He was born in Sallisaw, OK on June 14, 1933 to Ernest and Dora Melissa Nimmo, the 5th of their ten children. Joe attended Sallisaw High School where he played basketball and was captain of the football team. Phyllis June Patrick and Joe were married May 3, 1952 in Van Buren, Arkansas and celebrated 66 years of marriage. Joe and Phyllis moved to California in 1953, where Joe worked in an airplane factory for several years. In 1963 Joe and Phyllis built and opened the Ponca City Nursing Home. Together they owned and operated the Ponca City Nursing Home and the Highland Nursing Home for 35 years.
Joe enjoyed working his land and raising cattle. Joe and Phyllis loved to travel in their motor home, especially to Gunnison, Colorado on their yearly fishing trip. Joe was a true OU football fan, and always enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren’s sporting events. His greatest love and joy was his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis, his parents and seven siblings.
Joe is survived by his children Joe Michael Nimmo, Wesley Ernest Nimmo and wife Judy, Patricia (Trish) June Nimmo, all of Ponca City. His grandchildren Tara Miner and husband Jeremy, of Ponca City, Jennifer Martin and husband Blake, of Stigler, OK, Joe M. Nimmo Jr. of Jacksonville, FL, Daniel Nimmo of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, John Nimmo of Denver, CO, Cari Lehman of Edmond, OK, Kaycee Nimmo of Beggs, OK and Cole Nimmo of Norman, OK. Great grandchildren Bryce Miner, Maggie Martin, and Tanner Prince. He is also survived by sisters Kay McDonald of Sallisaw, Ann Nimmo and brother, Tom Nimmo of Tulsa, OK.
Casket bears will be Joe Nimmo Jr., Daniel Nimmo, John Nimmo, Cole Nimmo, Jeremy Miner, Bryce Miner, and Blake Martin.
The service will be at 1 pm, on Monday, January 6, 2020 at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home, Sallisaw, OK. He will be laid to rest at Sallisaw City Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Trout Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family asks donations to Ponca City Humane Society, 900 W. Prospect, Ponca City, OK 74601 or Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 445 Fairview Ave., Ponca City, OK 74601