John Kimpton
1940 - 2011
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John Lawrence Kimpton

July 8, 1940

October 12, 2011

John Lawrence Kimpton passed away at Renown Medical Center on October 12, 2011. John was on the Reno Police Department for 21 years, retiring in 1985. He then worked for the Nevada Division of Investigation for 10 more year followed by a brief time with Parole and Probation in Reno. John is survived by his son Lawrence Kimpton and daughter Lisa Kimpton-LaMotte. He is also survived by his former wife of 41 years, Judith Kimpton and best freinds, Jess and Vickie Williams. John was preceeded in death by his father, Lawrence kimpton, who was the Chancellor of the University of Chicago, and was also the Chief Administrator for the Manhattan Project. His mother Genevra Kimpton passed away in 1985. Johns love of Animals and his deep religious faith was his amazing legacy. Thanks to Truckee Meadows Funeral home for their professionalism and kindness. A memorial service is pending.


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Published in the Reno Journal-Gazette and Mason Valley News on Oct. 17, 2011.
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October 17, 2011
Dear Lisa and Larry, I was saddened by the news of your Father's death. My cousin and John's friend Vernon Manke called me today to tell me John had passed away. I think of you both often and love you both. Glenda
Glenda Seibert
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