Jimmy Ray Kimbrell


Services for Jimmy Ray Kimbrell, 75, of Bullard will be Thursday, September 13, at 10:00am in the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home chapel, Overton, with Reverend Johnny Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Overton City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. prior to the service.

Mr. Kimbrell died Monday, September 10, 2018 in Tyler. He was born May 10, 1943 in Carlisle to the late Earl and Minnie Pauline Kimbrell. He graduated from Kilgore High School in 1961 and attended Kilgore College. He had several careers in his life, from working in the oil fields, cooking in restaurants and most recently he was a home health aide in Tyler. He lived and worked in Tyler for over two decades until he retired in 2005.

Besides his parents, Jimmy is also preceded in death by his brothers, Bill Kimbrell, Leroy Kimbrell, Garland Eugene Kimbrell and Richard Kimbrell.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Kelly and Sherrie Kimbrell of Richardson; sister, Joeann Knight of Kilgore; two nephews; a granddaughter, as well as various other nieces, nephews and sisters-in-law all throughout East Texas and Colorado.. 

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