David Kimbrough

Donald David Kimbrough Sr., 79, of Joppa died Jan. 1, 2022.

Mr. Kimbrough was born Sept. 22, 1942, in Huntsville to Joe Fuller and Willie Mae Tucker Kimbrough.

He was a member of Union Hill First Congregational Methodist Church, was an animal lover and an Alabama football fan.

He loved music and drums were his passion. He was the first drummer in the Butler High School Band. He played for legendary musicians including Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Rich, Jerry Wallace and Jerry Lewis, to name a few.

He was also one of the first ambulance drivers in Huntsville, and he was a disk jockey as well.

He loved his family and he enjoyed spending time with them.

He is survived by his wife: Rebecca Kimbrough; sons and daughter-in-law: Donald Kimbrough Jr., and Michael and Maria Andrea Kimbrough; daughters and sons-in-law: Anna Marie and Dustin Coville and Angela and Shane Hornsby; grandchildren and in-laws: Damon and Abby Kimbrough, Jessia and Cory Pritchett, Marshall Coville, April Reynolds and Johnathan Kimbrough; great-grandchildren: Tucker Kimbrough, Skipper Cryer, Addison Pritchett, Penelope Pritchett, Fuller Kimbrough, Finn River Kimbrough; brother and sister-in-law: Jerry and Susan Kimbrough; brother-in-law: Johnny Nichols; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by sisters: Patricia Nichols, Brenda Kelly, Sandra Kay Moody, and Betty Jo Kimbrough.

Visitation will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Jan. 6, 2022, at Holly Pond Funeral Home followed by the service at 12:30 p.m. with Josh Hogland officiating. Burial will be in Corinth Cemetery with Holly Pond Funeral Home directing.

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