CONTOOCOOK – Warren F. Kimball Jr., 92, of Contoocook, N.H., and Captiva, Fla., died peacefully at home on Friday, April 18, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Elsie Olive Kimball and Warren F. Kimball Sr. Warren was a 1944 graduate of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, and he served in the Pacific Theatre during WWII as a Lieutenant (j.g.) in the United States Navy Seabees. With his brother David, he was an owner of Warren F. Kimball & Co. Inc. insurance brokers and advisors to department stores throughout the United States. The company was founded by his father in 1929. In 1982, Warren retired to the family summer home in Contoocook, the place he loved best, where he continued his life-long pursuits of gardening and stamp collecting. In his younger years, he was a champion golfer and billiards pool player. He was predeceased by his wife Adele Hatton Kimball and his son Warren F. Kimball III. Warren is survived by his wife of 26 years, Margaret Piper Kimball and by his three daughters and their families: Joan and Richard Miller, Indian Harbour Beach, Fla.; Lynda Kimball and Greg McLeod, Contoocook; Gayle Kimball and Paul Silberman, Webster, N.H.; his grandchildren: Christy and Kirk Putt, Downingtown, Pa.; Ryan and Rachael Miller, Indialantic, Fla.; and great-grandsons Max Putt, Sam Putt and Charles Miller. Additionally he is survived by his step children Patricia, Susan, Elizabeth, and Patrick and Mary Ellen Piper and his brother David E. Kimball and his family. The family wishes to extend its appreciation to the Hospice staff and Hopkinton ambulance squad members for their help and assistance and to the many friends who visited and cheered Warren during his final months. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Concord Regional VNA/Hospice Program, 30 Pillsbury St., Concord, NH 03301; the Hopkinton Fire Fighters Association, 9 Pine Street, Contoocook, NH 03229 or a
. A private service will be held in late spring.
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Published in The Concord Monitor from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2014
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