High Falls
Joseph 'River Joe' Johnston Kimball, Jr., age 62, of 456 Welch Road, High Falls died Friday, September 20, 2013 at his home.
A memorial service is planned for 4:00 PM on Tuesday September 24, 2013 at the residence of 456 Welch Road, Robbins, NC.
A native of Garfield, Georgia, Joe was the son of the late Joseph Johnston and Helen Horner Kimball. He graduated from West End High School in 1969 and Sandhills Community College in 1971. After a long career as a designer and stylist for Gullistan, he retired in July of this year.
He is survived by his sons, Joseph Johnston Kimball, III and wife, Deanna Martin Kimball and Joshua Thomas Kimball, all of West End; companion of 21 years, Janet Cox Chriscoe; brothers Jessie Kimball and wife, Janet of Fayetteville, NC, Dan Kimball and wife, Melba of Louisburg, NC; sisters Frances Graham and husband Jerry of Murdocksville, NC; Patricia Rush and husband, Greg of West End, NC; grandchildren Kaylie Kimball, Brooke Kimball and Hailey Scott.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM on Sunday, September 22 at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to cover funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be made at www.PinesFunerals.com

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  1. I knew Joe for fifty-six years, ever since first grade at West End school. I remember the many laughs we shared and that wonderful smile of his.
    WE kept in touch over the years after graduation and I considered him a dear friend. I will miss his pic

  2. Janet and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of our days riding horses and sitting by campfires sharing our friendship. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I know these days are going to be very difficult for y

  3. I was looking forward to seeing Joe this fall. He said his brother is moving to the town above me in North Georgia. People like Joe are rare nowadays. He is just an all around good guy. My heart goes out to Janet, his boys and grand children. Joe will be

  4. I am so sorry for the family’s loss. My condolences, thoughts, and prayers go out to Janet, the Sons, and the Grands. May you all find peace in the coming days with the precious memories that you all have of your times with Joe. His life with you and the

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