John Kimley

Obituary of John Kimley

KIMLEY, JOHN E. Silver Springs - John E. Kimley, age 91, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 17, 2008. He was born on Jan. 14, 1917 in Philadelphia, PA. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Margaret "Peg" Kimley and his wife of 14 years, Helen Kimley and his son, David Lambert-Kimley. He worked for the Pennsylvania/Penn Central/Conrail Railroad from 1942 until 1978. He served in the National Guard from 1939 until 1942 where he received an Honorable Discharge. He was a member of The Forest Assembly of God for many years. He enjoyed swimming, diving, motorcycles and most of all, his family. He was also a very talented artist. He was an avid jokester and leaves behind many wonderful memories. He is survived by his son, John Lambert and wife, Floss, his son, Robert Lambert and wife Elaine, his granddaughter, Deanna Cervellera and husband John and their children, John David and Cody, his grandson, Dan Lambert and wife Yun and their children, Nicki and Ashley, his grandson, Thierry Lambert and wife Valeska and their children, Katrina, Genina and Austin and his grandson, Keddy and his daughter, Mackenzie. He is also survived by his brother, Tom Lambert and his loving nephews and nieces. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10-11 AM on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The Alzheimer's Association or Hospice of Marion County.
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