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Robert J. Kimber , Age: 79
October 22, 1942 - March 30, 2022

Robert was born to Kelly and Eva Kimber in Tacoma, WA on October 22,1942. He had 2 brothers Ed and Don and a sister Shirley. He grew up in Tacoma attending Midland Elementary and Franklin Pierce High School. He joined the Army and was honorably discharged in 1966. He married Wanda Sullivan on February 4,1967 and had two daughters, Latawn and Kelliann. He graduated from Clover Park Community College with an Associate in Data Processing. Robert worked for the State of Washington spending most of his career with the Department of Revenue. He enjoyed his job and the people he worked with. He spent his leisure time riding motorcycles, playing racket ball, tennis, golf and cards, He also loved to travel taking many motorcycle and golf trips with the guys. He and Wanda traveled throughout the US and also to Europe, Mexico and Canada.
After a long battle with heart disease Robert peacefully left this world March 30, 2022. He leaves behind his wife of 55 years, 2 daughters, 4 grandchildren Meagan and husband Michael, Robbie, Morgan and Raven, 2 great grandchildren Maddox and Luna and his brother Don and wife Mimi and his brother-in-law Lee Sullivan,
His famous saying, we will always remember "I love you one more time than you can ever say". He was a loving husband father, and grandfather and will be forever missed.


Dianne Chaney April 25, 2022

friend and former DOR co-worker Tumwater , Washington

Bob Kimber was one of a kind. Always quick with a smile and a story to make you laugh. He will long be remembered and missed.

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