Robert Frank Wimberly

Published 2:31 pm Friday, March 27, 2020

Robert Frank Wimberly, 87, of Port Neches, Texas passed away March 25, 2020.

He was born in Weldon, Texas on December 7, 1932 to the late Charles K. Wimberly and Ethel M. DeBord Wimberly Broomfield.

Robert served his country proudly in the U. S. Air Force and was a member of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

He retired after 36 years of service as an operator for Texaco.

Those left to cherish Robert’s memory are his daughters, Debra Hayes and her husband, David of Groves, Amber Kimball of Port Neches, and Laurie Simoneaux and her husband, Scott of Nederland; his son, Robert Keith Wimberly and his wife, Kanda of Port Neches; his daughter-in-law, Dolores Wimberly of Groves; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and special friend, Minnie Ortego of Port Acres.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his son Jeffery Scott Wimberly; his son-in-law David Kimball; his brother Marion Eugene “Sony” Wimberly; his sisters, Carolyn Marcelle Baker, Wanda Janet Reese, and Joyce Evelyn Kader; and his infant grandson Jeffery Scott Wimberly Jr.

A private graveside service will be held Saturday, March 28, 2020 with Rev. Mark Chambers officiant under the direction of Melancon’s Funeral Home in Nederland.