Donald Ray Kimsey, 73, born May 29, 1937, passed away Nov. 26, 2010 at his home is Stuttgart with his wife at his side following a brief battle with cancer. Don is survived by his wife, Margaret Elaine Rockwell Kimsey and her children which he considered his own, James Rockwell, Eugene (Ashley) Carpenter, Kelly (Brian) Foco and Robert (Miranda) Carpenter; two sons, Ray and Matthew Kimsey; two daughters, Georgia (Ryan) Roop and Megan (Josh) Wilson; four sisters, Bonnie (Henry) Brackett, Shirley (Donnie) Copeland, Joyce (Dan) Turner and Dorothy Ransom. He was Papa to several Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one son. Visitation for family and friends will be 1-2 p.m., before the service. A memorial service will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Full Gospel Christian Church in Stuttgart with Bro. Tim Waterman officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke. Online guestbook, www.boydfuneralhome.net.
Published November 28, 2010