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William "Bill" Bradley Kimberlin Jr.

May 17, 1943 ~ August 25, 2019 (age 76)


William “Bill” Bradley Kimberlin Jr., 76 of Kannapolis passed away, Sunday, August 25, 2019 at his home.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 pm prior to the service at Whitley’s Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Whitley’s Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris Daniels officiating; burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park with military honors. 

He was born May 17, 1943 in Ashe Co. to the late William Bradley Kimberlin Sr. and Lucy Virginia Crepps Kimberlin. 

Bill served in the U.S. National Guard during Vietnam.  He worked in maintenance in the textile industry and drove a truck for Ruehlen’s. He enjoyed traveling to the mountains especially to Cherokee and Ashe County, Bill also loved to fish and doing yard work.

Those left to cherish his memory; his wife Rebecca Kimberlin, two daughters, Elizabeth Medina, Barbie Kimberlin of Kannapolis, one son William Bradley Kimberlin III and his wife Sharon of Kannapolis, seven grandchildren, Beau King (Amanda), Tanya King, Michael Deese, Fidelmar Medina, Brandon Kimberlin, Dylan Kimberlin, Nicholas Kimberlin, three great grandchildren Brody King, Logan King, Lily Deese, two sisters, Shelia Barnes (Derek), Pat Absher, two brothers, Jim Kimberlin, Mickey Kimberlin, and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cabarrus Co., 5003 Hospice Ln., Kannapolis, NC 28081.

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August 28, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home
1748 Dale Earnhardt Boulevard
Kannapolis, NC 28083

Funeral Service
August 28, 2019

2:00 PM
Whitleys Funeral Home Chapel


Carolina Memorial Park
601 Mt. Olivet Road
Kannapolis, NC 28083

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