James “Jim” Kirwin Kimble

Published 2:07 pm Thursday, May 24, 2018

James “Jim” Kirwin Kimble was born March 1, 1942, to Emmit and Corine Charrier Kimble. He was the oldest brother of Abner and Austin. He was the last surviving member of his original family.

In 1961, Jim joined the U.S. Army, proudly serving in Germany for 4 years.

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He is survived by: wife, Vicki; daughters, Cynthia Lyons & husband Leonard; Angela McMillan & husband Scott; step-daughters, Sheree Will & husband Donnie; Brigette Johnson & husband Aaron.

Grandchildren: Zoe & Zachary McMillan; Haley, Jason & Jordan Will; Nicholas, Janika & Joseph Johnson; and Kat Landor. Great-grandson: Sean Durham, Jr.  God-daughter: Jessica Powers.

Jim was cherished, and will be severely missed by his family and friends. Special Thanks to dear friends, who have become family, Penny “Mom” & Jay Jaetzold, for all their many acts of kindness through the years.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Melancon’s Funeral Home in Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland.