Leo F. Kimball, 86, of Fremont, OH passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. He was born on January 30, 1927 in Bellevue, OH, the son of Harry, Sr. and Olive (Swartz) Kimball. He graduated form Green Springs High School in 1945.
After graduation Leo enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving during WWII and the Korean Conflict as a Yeoman Third Class.
Leo was married January 12, 1952 to Beverly Anne Billow, the daughter of Phillip and Hazel Billow. He was employed by the Fremont Rubber Co., Crown Rubber Co. and Ludlow Corp. before establishing Kimball Sales Agency.
Leo had been a member of the Fremont Country Club for many years where he enjoyed playing golf. He was also a current member of the Elk’s Lodge in Fremont.
Leo is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Beverly Kimball, Fremont, OH; children, Mark Kimball (Richard Hebein), Waterville, OH, Amy (Mike) Oprie, Fremont, OH; grandchildren, Phillip (Alyssa) Oprie, Huntington, IN, Justine Oprie (Chad Kinsey) Fremont, OH; great grandchildren, Cole and Leo Kinsey, Eleanor Oprie; sister-in-law, Betty Kimball, Fremont, OH.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Harry Kimball, Jr.
Services are private.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Memorial Hospital-430 S. Main St, Clyde, OH 43410.
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