William Kimball

Obituary of William M. Kimball

William M Kimball age 84, passed away on July 7th 2021. He was a graduate of Hopedale High School, and went on to earn a bachelor's degree in history and political science at Clark University. He entered the USMC in 1956 and was stationed at Camp Lejune in NC until 1958. After the military he started his sales career at Morgan Construction Company and went on to be a technical industrial chemical sales rep for Oakite Corp. and then Texo Corp. He was very proud to have earned the Lewis Lerner Award for excellence in sales in 1994 from Texo Corp. He was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in West Woodstock and served in many leadership roles in churches through the years. Bill was a member of the Worcester Rotary Club for many years as well as the Romeo's Breakfast Club in Putnam. Bill had a deep love for hunting and fishing particularly in his native state of Maine.


He is survived by his wife of 63 years Ruth, his son Jeffrey Kimball, daughter Susan Kimball and her partner Meike Nieuweboer, granddaughter Emily Spalding and husband Kyle, and great grandchildren Lilly and Theo. He also leaves behind his brothers Donald and his wife Dorothy and Ralph and his wife Carol, as well as brother in law Richard Hoberg. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.


A memorial service will be held on July 17th at 2pm at the Church of the Good Shepherd in West Woodstock CT. Reception to follow at Grill 37, 37 Putnam Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259.


Donations in Bill's memory may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd, P.O. Box 747 Woodstock CT 06281 or to the Wounded Warrior Project. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com

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