FORT MILL -- Mr. William Jefferson "Jeff" Kimbrell Sr., 74, of Fort Mill, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at Carolinas Medical Center in Pineville, N.C.
The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 13, 2008, at Unity Presbyterian Church, with Dr. Dan Holloway and the Rev. Jeannie Bickett officiating.
Born in York County, S.C., Mr. Kimbrell was a son of the late Rupert Hawfield Kimbrell Sr. and Mary Edith Pettus Kimbrell. He graduated from Fort Mill High School in 1952. Mr. Kimbrell was retired from Bowater Carolina as a buyer. He was presently working at the Anne Springs Close Greenway. Mr. Kimbrell was a member of Unity Presbyterian Church, where he was an ordained elder. He enjoyed rabbit hunting and gardening.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Yoder Kimbrell; his son, William J. Kimbrell Jr. and his wife, Becky of Fort Mill; three brothers, Rupert H. Kimbrell Jr. of Sumter and John Ray Kimbrell and James A. Kimbrell, both of Fort Mill; his sister, Sue K. Carpenter of Chester; and two grandsons, William "Jake" Kimbrell and Alex Cranford Kimbrell. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Earl Kimbrell Sr.
Memorials may be made to Unity Presbyterian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1267, Fort Mill, SC 29716; or to Riverview Presbyterian Church, 124 North Sutton Road, Fort Mill, SC 29708.
Wolfe Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.