Michael Lee Kimble, son of Herbert and Eva Louise (Hoppis) Kimble, was born on March 7th, 1953 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma and departed this life on January 23rd, 2020 in Collinsville, Oklahoma at the age of 66 years.
Mike married Cheryl Dene Limore on June 23rd, 1972. The union of this marriage brought three children. Lana, Brad and Michelle. Mike served 6 years in the Oklahoma National Guard. He was an industrial arts teacher for 30 years which he thoroughly enjoyed and was recognized as teacher of the year in 1993. He loved spending time with his wife, kids and grandkids, gardening, raising cattle and being a loving and compassionate friend and neighbor to many. He was a fireman and a board member for the Greasy Volunteer Fire Department for 10 years.
Mike was proceeded in death by his parents, Herbert and Eva Kimble. Father-in-law George Limore. Grandson Breydon Hammer and sister-in-law, Junie Limore.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl, of the home in Bunch, OK. His daughter, Lana Hammer and husband Erin and grandson Cash of Collinsville, OK, granddaughter Kelsey Hammer and companion Will Rowlett and great granddaughters Lily and Lyla of Bixby, OK. His son, Brad Kimble and grandsons Cole and Grant and granddaughter Brylee of Bunch, OK. His daughter, Michelle Bunch and husband Nate and granddaughter Addie and grandson Reese of Bunch, OK.
One sister, Earlene Ford and husband Wayne, of Sallisaw, OK. One brother, Dean Kimble and wife Roberta of Bunch, OK.
Mike had a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and loved ones who were near and dear to his heart.