Monday, October 15th, 2012
Paul P. Kimmel, 93, formerly of Mercer County, died Oct. 13, 2012, at National Church Residence, Dublin.
He was born Jan. 24, 1919, in Mercer County, to Ralph and Fannie Hoverman Kimmel. On Dec. 22, 1946, he married Joan E. Eichenauer, who died Jan. 6, 2008.
Surviving are a daughter, Diane (Thomas) Schumm, Dublin; a brother, Col. Robert E. (Anita) Kimmel, Riverside, Calif.; a sister, Betty Baxter, Delaware; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are two brothers, Enoch and Bill Kimmel, and a brother-in-law, Odus Baxter.
He graduated in 1936 from Rockford High School and later served as president of Parkway School Board. He served in the Army in World War II and belonged to the Rockford American Legion Post 508. He retired as a farmer and owner of Kimmel's Farm Market. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church, Celina. He later attended Powell Grace Brethren, Powell.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Robert Ellis officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Hospice National Church Residence, Dublin.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.
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