Frank M. Kimble, 61, of Bellaire, passed away suddenly Thursday evening at the Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire.

A life long resident of Bellaire, Frank was born March 21, 1953, in Canton, Ohio, the son of the late Melford and Mary Jane McCoy Kimble.

In addition to his parents he was preceded by a sister, Mergie Diegmiller.

He was a Methodist by faith and was a retired employee of the Bellaire City Schools. Frank enjoyed fishing as often as he could.

Frank is survived by his wife, Ethel Kimble; his children, James Myers (Oxana) of Bellaire, Angela Dierkes (Dennis) of Rayland, Rikki Vah (Scott), of St. Clairsville, and Dawn Michelle; his sister, Mary Jane Grossenbach of Bellaire; and a brother, James Kimble of Shadyside; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; three nieces, Heather Gianangeli (Rock), Brandi Ackerman (Mike), and Jamie Kimble.

Friends and family will be received Tuesday, July 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio.

Graveside services will be held at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio, with Pastor James Lish officiating.

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