Berl G. Kimble, 79 - Glenville

Berl G. Kimble, 79, of Glenville, West Virginia, passed away July 14, 2009.

He was born November 22, 1929 in Gilmer County, a son of the late John O. Kimble and Lillie M. Kimble.

He was retired from Dowell Division of the Dowell Chemical Company with 24 years service. He was a member of Eureka Lodge #40 A.F. and A.M. of Grantsville and the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church at Stumptown. He was president of the Cedar Creek Senior Satellite Center, was a summer youth supervisor at Cedar Creek Park, was co-owner of A Dash of Spice Greenhouse and Florist for 25 years, and served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years Carol Kimble; 2 daughters, Beth (David) Dorsey of Wise, Virginia, and Jan (Thim) Beach of Vero Beach, Florida; a son, Frank Kimble of Glenville; foster daughter, Arleta (Gerald) Davis of Glenville; brother, Albert Kimble of Parkersburg; sister, Barbara Hathaway of Weston; foster sister, Christine Wayne of Buckhannon; 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, July 16 at Stump Funeral Home in Grantsville. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12-noon Thursday until time of services.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Cedar Creek Senior Satellite Center, c/o Emma Paugh, HC 36 Box 11, Cedarville, WV 26611.