Kim Dey

*CORRECTION: Kim Dey is a man. An earlier version of this life story incorrectly reported this information.

COLUMBIA — Kim "Cool Buddy" Dey of Columbia died Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at Parkside Manor. He was 56.

Mr. Dey was born on Nov. 9, 1954, to Harry Earl and Patricia Coberly Dey.

Mr. Dey is survived by two children, Michael Kim and Jessica Lynn, both of Columbia; four grandchildren; stepfather and stepmother, Orvyle and Janice Helms; sister, Yllonda Wenzel and husband, Don, of Laquey; and four brothers, Kevin Dey of Kansas Cit., Michael Dey of Fulton, and Shawn and Dennis Dey, both of Columbia.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Nilson Funeral Home, 5611 E. St. Charles Road.

Services will begin at 1 p.m., and the burial will follow at Nashville Baptist Church Cemetery.

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