Obituary: Donald David Kimbrough, Sr.


Donald David Kimbrough, Sr., 79, of Joppa, Alabama, passed away on January 1, 2022. He was born September 22, 1942, in Huntsville, Alabama, to Joe Fuller and Willie Mae Tucker Kimbrough.

Don was a member of Union Hill 1st Congregational Methodist Church. He was an animal lover and an Alabama football fan. Don loved music and he was a talent musician. Drums were his passion, and he was the first drummer in the Butler High School Band. Don’s talent and passion led him to play for legendary musicians including Hank Williams, Jr., Charlie Rich, Jerry Wallace, and Jerry Lewis, to name a few. Don was also one of the first ambulance drivers in Huntsville, and he was a talented disk jockey as well. Mr. Kimbrough loved his family and he enjoyed spending time with them. Don was loved by many, and he will be missed greatly.

Mr. Kimbrough is preceded in death by his parents and his sisters: Patricia Nichols, Brenda Kelly, Sandra Kay Moody and Betty Jo Kimbrough.

He is survived by his loving wife: Rebecca Kimbrough; sons: Donald David Kimbrough, Jr., and Michael Dewayne Kimbrough (Maria Andrea); daughters: Anna Marie Coville (Dustin), and Angela “Angel” Renee Hornsby (Shane); grandchildren: Damon Kimbrough (Abby), Jessica Pritchett (Cory), Marshall Dylan Coville, April Reynolds and Johnathan Chase Kimbrough; great-grandchildren: Tucker Kimbrough, Skipper Cryer, Addison Pritchett, Penelope Pritchett, Fuller Kimbrough and Finn River Kimbrough; brother: Jerry Kimbrough (Susan); brother-in-law: Johnny Nichols and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Kimbrough are 12:30 p.m., Thursday, January 6, 2022, in the Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel, Josh Hogland officiating. Burial will follow services in Corinth Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family, on Thursday, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kimbrough family.