David Milton Kimbel, Jr. passed away peacefully on February 23,2023 in Boone, NC. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, he is survived by his sister, Dr. Maggie Kimbel Sparks, his nieces, Megan Sparks Corrales and Jessica Caitlin Sparks, and his cousins Thomas Wedekind and Don Seitz. He was predeceased by his wife Chieko Kimbel in 2017. David served in the U. S. Army Reserves during the Vietnam War. He had an alfalfa sprout growing business for many years in Cincinnati, Ohio. Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.