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Official Obituary of

Richard Wayne Kimball

February 7, 1935 ~ September 3, 2018 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Richard Kimball Obituary


Age 83, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018 at his home in New Alexandria. He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis (Schoeppe) Kimball and his parents, Eunice and Donald Kimball both buried in Durham, CT; his sister and brother-in-law, Shirley Kimball Nemecek and William Nemecek, both also buried in Durham, CT. Richard was born February 7, 1935 in Worcester, MA to above named parents. Richard is survived by sons, Kenneth Scott Kimball (Katja) of Lebanon, IN and David Eric Kimball (Tamara) of New Kensington, PA; brother, Donald Parker Kimball (Mary Hickey Kimball of New London, CT) and their sons, Bob, Jim and Tom. During his life he lived in Worcester and Springfield, MA, Hartford and Middletown Ct., Teaneck NJ, Flushing NY, Cranford NJ, Brussels, Belgium and New Alexandria, PA. He graduated from Flushing High School, attended Queens College, Cornell University and graduated from Newark College of Engineering (now part of Rutgers University) with a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering. While attending college he worked three summers in the R&D Laboratories at 20th Century Fox in NYC. In June of 1956 he accepted a position at Westinghouse Electric International Company also in NYC, where he worked until 1972, when he was transferred to Brussels, Belgium and in 1976 was transferred to Pittsburgh, PA. Richard retired from Westinghouse in 1989. For the next fifteen years he worked for his own Consulting firm, RWK Associates. His main clients were Contraves USA, Brashear Corporation and Duquesne University. For over 20 years he was very active in the Project Management Institute (PMI). He was President of the Pittsburgh Chapter twice, Director of Publications at the national level for 12 years and was very active at the international level. Richard was a great family man and a loving father. He and his wife, Phyllis, had two children together. He was a social, active man who was deeply involved in Contract Negotiations for the majority of his life. Among other Project Management activities he participated in the first 25 nuclear projects Westinghouse sold outside the USA. He enjoyed his family, friends and associates. His family and friends will always remember him as a cooperative, responsible and friendly person. Friends will be received Tuesday 6-8p.m., at BASH-NIED FUNERAL HOME, 152 Abbe Place, Delmont 724-468-8381 where funeral services will be held Wednesday 12 noon with Rev. Ross Bash presiding. Interment will follow at Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Richard's life. Family would like to thank all for their loving thoughts. For directions and online expressions of sympathy please refer to the funeral home website,

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September 11, 2018

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Delmont Location
152 Abbe Place
Delmont, PA 15626

Funeral Service
September 12, 2018

12:00 PM
Delmont Location
152 Abbe Place
Delmont, PA 15626


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