CHILLICOTHE - Carl H. Kimble, 66, of Chillicothe died on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at 8:20 p.m. at Toulon Health Care Center in Peoria.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and also one hour prior to the service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Deacon Bob Murphy will officiate. Burial will be held in the Chillicothe City Cemetery, with military rites.
Carl was born on June 14, 1947, in Peoria, the son of Howard and Elizabeth (Bruell) Kimble. He married Cecelia Reising on June 16, 1972, in Chatsworth.
Carl retired in 2007, with over 21 years as a mail handler, with the U.S. Post Office in Peoria. He also farmed in Marshall County.
Carl was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War.
Carl enjoyed deer hunting and entertaining his many grandkids.
Surviving are his children, Kirk (Tiona) Kimble of Chillicothe, Cheryl (Dave) King of Chillicothe, Mindy (Shane) Pyles of Sparland and Carla (Adam) Schaer of Sparland; his grandchildren, Lauren, Kirsten and Kami Kimble, Alayna and Brady King, Owen Pyles and Kiryn and Kaitlyn Schaer; his brothers and sisters, Faye (David) Mize of Simpson, Roy Kimble of Sparland, Ivan (Mary) Kimble of Minooka, and Ralph (Kathy) Kimble of Chillicothe; and his mother, Elizabeth of Peoria Heights.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Memorials may be made to the
or Disabled American Veterans.
Carl's online memorial website can be viewed at www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.