Stuart Kimball, 87, of Longmeadow, died Nov. 22. He was the husband of Civia Kimball. He was predeceased by his first wife, Miriam Kimball. A longtime Springfield resident, he was a United States Marine veteran and served in between World War II and the Korean War. He was a graduate of Springfield Trade School and was a cartoonist and commercial artist. He worked for more than 30 years as a sign painter for Big Y Supermarkets. In his retirement years he continued to work part-time as a member of the Longmeadow Big Y customer service team. He was a longtime member of the Springfield YMCA and the Jewish Community Center. During the 1960’s he boxed professionally in tournaments held at the Eastern States grounds in West Springfield. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Harry Kimball and his wife, Gretchen, of West Hartford, Conn., David Kimball and his wife, Amy, of Longmeadow, and Jeffrey Kimball and his wife, Ann, of East Longmeadow; a daughter, Susan, of Springfield; a stepdaughter, Liza Burns, of Tolland, Conn.; 11 grandchildren, Tracy, Carly, Alexandra, Aaron, Jake, Jacob, Andrew, Grace, Rose, Miriam, and Avraham; and a sister, Marchia Green, of Lake Worth, Fla. Memorial contributions may be made to the D’Amour Center for Cancer Care or Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy in Longmeadow.
ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME