Larry Kimble

Obituary of Larry Wayne Kimble

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Larry Wayne Kimble was one of five children born to Hairthona Kimble and Mary Opal (nee Connor) Kimble. Born May 21, 1953 in Pittsboro, Mississippi, he departed this life on Saturday August 13, 2022 at Lake Forest Hospital, Lake Forest Illinois.

Wayne found Christ at an early age and after graduating from high school. He moved to Zion, Illinois. Later he joined the holy matrimony to Mrs. Carrie Peet. Unto this union four children were born.

Wayne was a hardworking individual who made sure his family never went without. Wayne worked for Fiat Tractor Company as well as Kimble and Glaspie Landscaping and Blacktopping. And carried a variety of construction skills. Wayne’s pride was in his family, friends and work. He shared his landscaping knowledge and skills with many others over the years. 

Wayne was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was always there for the ones he loved. He loved spending time in the garage with his close friends, good music, and a cold beer in his hand. His cheerful attitude and bright smile will be missed by us all. 

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Carrie Kimble; five children, Dawayne (Kenisha) of Gurnee, Illinois, Ronda Peet of Antioch, Illinois, Christy Peet (Wilbert) of Zion, Illinois, Larry Kimble of Waukegan, Illinois, and Montrell Walton of Kenosha, Wisconsin; two sisters, Mary J. of Zion, and Roeshell (Willie) of Pittsboro, Mississippi; brother, Jimmy E. (Audrey) of Pittsboro; ten grandchildren, Christopher Harris, Puriti Harris, Rondel Jamison, Savion Moore, Zykie Moore, Ranya Jamison, Dwayne Peet Jr, Jakai Moore, Destinee Kimble, Kymmaria Day and Jaiden Kimble; Six great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews and one special cousin, Steve Williams. He was preceded in his death by his father and mother, Hairthona and Mary Kimble; sister, Elma Duff; and  grandparents, Esaw and Mattie Kimble and Robert and Essie Bell Connor. 

Lulu- I will miss you and all the crazy fun times we shared. You singing “take my hand and come to love land let me show you how sweet it could be”. Southside gone but will not be forgotten. SOUTHSIDDDEEEE. 

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