Kimberly “Kim” Dayle Walters, 43, of Idyllwild, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, at home after a long illness of AIDS and complications of pneumonia.

Mr. Walters was born Oct. 4, 1959, in Baton Rouge, La.

He was a woodburning artist and volunteered at the Idyllwild HELP Center. He was best known for his hot sauce store, Fireworks.

Mr. Walters loved his animals and his dog Jack was with him when he died.

Services will be private.

He is survived by his companion of 15-1/2 years, David Sommerlad; his mother, Judi Parker; his grandmother, Lorraine Exner; and his sister, Kari Rogers.