Larry Douglas Kimbrough, beloved resident of Crooked Oak, passed on Feb. 4, 2008, by the side of his new loving wife Valerie Bowers home.
Larry is survived by his mother, Mae Jean Kimbrough, of Crooked Oak; his daughter, Liza Kimbrough (23); his sisters, Sue Jones, of San Antonio, Texas, and Judy Nix, of Phil Campbell; nephew, Brian James; nieces, Sarah Patti and Kelly Jones; two grandnephews; and his horse, Lucky.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis E. Kimbrough.
Larry graduated from Deshler High School and attended Auburn University, serving as a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. He was a captain in the Army, stationed in Germany. He ran his own insurance company in Auburn, had numerous successes as a salesman, including the Million Dollar Round Table. Larry, aka, "Zolin the Wizard," served as the wizard of the Alabama Renaissance Faire and king in 2003. After years of adventures as a traveling salesman, he found his calling: caring for his parents back at home in Crooked Oak. He was a man of many talents and passions and spread great joy and love to the lives of those around him. He lived with God in his heart, the spirit of a child and with endless joy and gratitude.
A celebration of life will be Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008, at 10:30 a.m., at Crooked Oak Baptist Church on Frankford Road.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
Colbert Memorial Chapel of the Shoals is directing.
Published in Florence Times Daily on Feb. 8, 2008.