Published DateMEREDITH — Clyde William "Joe" Kimball, 63, of Hatch Corner Road, died on February 7, 2013, at his home, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Franklin, NH on May 16, 1949, Clyde was the son of the late Richard W. and Marilyn (Quint) Kimball. He was a life-long resident of Meredith and graduated from Inter-lakes High School, in Meredith.
Joe, at an early age, worked at Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant, in Meredith. He later on became the head cook and chef at the Belknap County Nursing Home, in Laconia. In 1988, he worked part-time ground maintenance at Upper Meadows, Grouse Point Club, in Meredith. He later on became the manager for Grouse Point Club and has worked up until his illness had recently forced him to stop.
Joe's passion was fishing, family and Grouse Point. He spent his annual vacation fly fishing with his wife Ruth in Pittsburg, NH. He loved fly tying and had just built his first fly rod.
After high school, Clyde joined the US Army and had served in Viet Nam.
Joe is survived by his wife of 32 years, Ruth G. (Carlson) Kimball, son Derek Kimball and fiancé Juanita Cain, daughter, Alicia Woglam and her husband Kurt, his mother Marilyn (Quint) Kimball, stepsons, Corey Lorden and his wife Young, Travis Lorden and his wife Kate, eight grandchildren, Angela, Joshua, Eli, Adam, Kayla, Ryan, Abigail, Charleigh, sister, Elizabeth Manning and her husband Dennis, brothers, Lafayette Kimball and his companion Carrie, Richard Kimball, David Kimball and his wife Cindy, John Kimball and his wife Kathy, Michael Kimball and his wife Diana, a niece and several nephews.
Calling hours will be held in the Mayhew Funeral Home, Routes #3 and #104, Meredith, on Monday 6pm to 8pm. A funeral service will be held in the New Hampton Community Church, Main St, New Hampton, on Tuesday at 11am. The Rev. Scott Mitchell, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be held in the NH Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen on Wednesday at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations to the NH Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH. 03301
To sign Joe's Book of Memories, please go to www.mayhewfuneralhomes.com