HANSEN • Devin Lee Stimpson, 32, of Hansen, Idaho, passed away Saturday morning, June 2, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Kimberly.
Devin was born May 28, 1980, in Twin Falls, Idaho, the son of Galen and Sheryl Stimpson. He grew up in Hansen, where he attended school, graduating from Hansen High School in 1998. Following high school, he furthered his education at the College of Southern Idaho, where he earned his associate degree in accounting. He attended Boise State University for one year, then attended Eastern Idaho Technical College for a time before returning to College of Southern Idaho, where he received his registered nursing certificate in December of 2010. Devin worked as an RN at the hospital in American Falls for a few months until he received a position at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center. He was currently working on the surgical floor at St. Luke’s at the time of his death.
Devin was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He married Nicole “Nikki” R. Adams for time and all eternity on May 7, 2004, in the Logan Utah LDS Temple. They have three children, Kayson, Kenadi and Kambree and one more on the way. Devin enjoyed all sports, including golfing, fishing, archery, cooking and playing games with his kids and family. He was a fan of the Boise State football team and enjoyed coaching his kids’ sporting events. He loved spending time with his kids and his best friend and wife, Nikki. His love was his family.
Devin is survived by his wife, Nikki of Hansen; his three children, Kayson William, Kenadi Lee and Kambree Rene; his parents, Galen and Sheryl Stimpson of Hansen; his two sisters, Alicia Stimpson of Hansen and Dacia (Cameron) Anderson of Gooding; as well as his two brothers, Shayne (Tami) Stimpson of Meridian and Todd (Monique) Stimpson of Hansen. He is also survived by his grandma, Mildred Stimpson from Paul who resides in Hansen; his in-laws, Ted and Shelly Adams of Idaho Falls; brother-in-law, Chris (Rachel) Adams of Kennewick, Wash.; and sister-in-law, Becci (Josh) Wilding of Billings, Mont.; as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Alvin Stimpson and Alma and Edith Blacker.
Devin was a good father, son, husband and friend and will be sorely missed by all who had the opportunity to know him. You will be in our thoughts and our hearts until we meet again.
The funeral for Devin will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, June 8, at the Kimberly LDS Church, 222 Birch St. S. in Kimberly, with Bishop Craig L. Giles conducting. Burial will follow at the Paul Cemetery. A gathering for family and friends will take place from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday, June 7, White Mortuary, 136 Fourth Ave. E. in Twin Falls, as well as one hour prior to the service Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Devin Stimpson Memorial Fund at any Wells Fargo Bank branch or given to funeral home staff. Services are under the direction of Trent Stimpson and staff at White Mortuary, Chapel by the Park, in Twin Falls. Condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.whitemortuary.com.