Willie Theron Kimbrell Sr., 87, died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Alma. He was born March 14, 1930, in Fitzgerald, Ga. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson University and was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and served in the Army Reserve.

Memorial service was Aug. 5 at Roller-Cox Funeral Home in Clarksville.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Kimbrell of Alma; four daughters, Wilma Harris and Carla Tipton, both of Clarksville, Judy Elsing of Rolla, Mo., and Cindy Massengale of Alma; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Carolyn and Willie Kimbrell Endowed Scholarship at the University of the Ozarks, 415 North College Ave., Clarksville, AR 72830.