- March 17, 2017
- Ossian, Indiana
of William's Passing
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D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park
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“Ed was a wonderful neighbor and friend and will be greatly missed.He always had a smile on his face, and wisdom to share.Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: John & Brenda Proegler - Ossian, IN
“Drew and I will keep you all in our prayers...Blessings in Christian love as God will keep you close ✝
2 of 8 | Posted by: Judy Weidner - Fort Wayne, IN
“Sorry to hear about Ed. Always enjoyed talking to him. My best to you and Kendra.
3 of 8 | Posted by: Gary McConn - Van Wert,Oh
“Ed was in my apprentice class for IBEW 305 and I worked with him at GM Motors. A friend indeed! Rest easy my friend.
4 of 8 | Posted by: Melvin Gillespie - Huntington, IN
“Dear Deb and family;We are so sad to hear about Ed passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
5 of 8 | Posted by: Barb & Chuck Harker - oblesville, IN
“Dear Deb and Family:We are saddened to learn about your loved one. We did not know Ed personally but everything we have read and heard.. he was a...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Carol & Stan Hoffacker - IN
“I worked with Ed for many years at GM. I am so sorry for your loss. Ed was a good guy and a fine electrician.
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kathleen Reyburn-Michael - IN
“Deb, We are so sorry. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Jayne and Rick Grimes
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jayne and Rick Grimes - IN
William "Ed" Kimbel, 67, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Van Wert, Ohio, Ed was the son of the late Kenneth and Mary Jane (Dixon) Kimbel. Ed was a Vietnam War Army veteran. He was an electrician and journeyman with General Motors for 30 years prior to retirement in 2016. He was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church, American Legion Post #111, UAW, IBEW #305. Ed was an avid Ohio State Buckeye Football fan. He also enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle, watching NASCAR, and wintering in Florida with his wife. Ed earned the titles of Mr. Fix It, and The Problem Solver. Ed was always there for his daughter Kendra's school activities. He was a loving husband, dad, brother, and uncle and will be missed by all who knew him. Surviving are his wife, Debra (Jump) Kimbel of Ossian; daughter, Kendra (Brandon) Radu of Fort Wayne; brother Kirk (Avis) Kimbel of Lincolnshire, IL; sister, Vicki (Patrick) Lineback of Myrtle Beach, SC, along with many nieces and nephews. Service is 2:00 pm, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road with calling one hour prior, Pastors Forrest Van Gundy and Will Smith officiating. Calling at the funeral home Monday, March 20, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Memorials may be made to IBEW local #305 Apprenticeship Scholarship Fund. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.