Sunrise : 05/01/1942 — Sunset: 22/08/2022
It is with deep sorrow and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the demise of Hon. Anthony Kipkosgei Kimeto, former MP Sotik Constituency (1997 – 2007), which occurred on Monday 22nd August, 2022 in Nairobi after a long illness. He was born in 1942 at Kamugeno village, Ndanai Location, Sotik Sub-county, Bomet County.
He was loving husband to Priscilla Chepkemoi Kimeto and beloved son of the late Kenduiywo Koirotwet and the late Elizabeth Chemutai Koirotwet. He was a loving father to John Kosgei, Beatrice Cherotich, Peter Kosgei, Hon. Dominic Koskei (Immediate former MP Sotik Constituency),Vivian Odaje and Sarah Tonui.
He was brother to Teresia Kapchemur, the late Samwel Kimeto and Eng. Joseph Kimeto. Step-brother to Cheronye Kimeto, the late Ephifani Kimeto, the late Michael Kimeto, the late Kipsiele Kimeto, Rosa Soi,Tapsagaa Mibei, the late Tabsabei Motimkut, the late Christina Chepngok, the late Tapropkoi Langat and Taplule Mabwai.
He was grandfather to: Elius, Brian, Keith, Hyline,Adams, Emma, Sherly, Jael,Tatcha, Juliet,Trevor,Angel, Bill, Emmanuel, Noela, Justin, Samora,Allan and Baraka.
He was father in-law to Anne Koskei, Rose Koskei, Joan Koskei, William Odaje and Rashid Tonui. He was son in-law to the late Megunyet Babonya and the late Ann Babonya.
Friends and relatives are meeting daily in Nairobi at All Saints Cathedral and at his Ndanai home, Samoe village for prayers and funeral arrangements.
Fund-raiser to support funeral expenses shall be held on Tuesday 30th August, 2022 at All Saints Cathedral – Nairobi, starting 5.00pm; and later another fundraiser at his home Samoe village, on Thursday 1st September, 2022 starting 3.00pm.
There will be a requiem Mass at Holy Family Basilica – Nairobi on Thursday 1st September, 2022 starting at 2.00pm.
The cortege leaves Lee Funeral Home on Friday 2nd September, 2022 starting 6.00am for Ndanai home where another requiem mass will be held the same day at Ndanai Catholic Church at 2.00pm before leaving for an overnight stay at his home.
Burial service Mass will be held on Saturday, 3rd September, 2022 starting 10.00am at home Samoe village, Ndanai.
Romans 14:8 “If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord”
“Dad, you have left us a rich legacy worth emulating. Rest in Peace.”