Howard Joe Kimble, 77, of Hurricane, a Calhoun native, passed away Nov. 5, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston. Born in Grantsville, the son of the late Cecil Joy and Lottie Kathryn Mahaney Kimble.|
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ellen Stump Kimble. He attended Rock Branch Independent and Providence Baptist.
He is survived by his daughters, Deborah (Steve) Baxter of Scott Depot, Rhodessa "Dessie" (Rod) Hardway of Eleanor and Brenda Hoylman of Hurricane; his sons, Cecil (Joy) Kimble of Point Pleasant and Allen Kimble of Scott Depot; his brothers, Jim (Sandy) Kimble of Willoughby, Ohio, and John Paul Kimble of Troy, Ohio; and sisters, Kim (Chet) High of Garrett, Ind., and Sandra Joy Kimble of Reno, Nev. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Eric and Shanna Baxter, Bryan and Dustin Hoylman, Holly Kimble-Eva and Jessy Kimble-Vance, and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, with Pastor Wayne Harrison officiating. Entombment will follow in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.