Charles F. Kimball, 97, of Easton, MD passed away on Friday, February 9, 2024. He was born in Michigan on January 12, 1927 and was a son of the late Alexander Kaczynski and Anna Andrzejewska Kaczynski.
Chuck was born in Capac, Michigan, about an hour N of Detroit. He was the first of his family to attend college, earning his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and his master’s degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Charles served in the Air Force where he spent time in the weather stations in Alaska. After serving in the Air Force, Chuck moved to MD and worked at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Facility where he was a wildlife biologist. During this time, he was involved with bird banding and tracking geese many times traveling to Canada to track the bird’s migration. Also, during this time Charles wrote several publications about bird banding and the migration of the geese.
During his free time, Charles enjoyed nature. He loved to study about different edible plants, and would go on hikes searching and picking the fresh plants to become part of his diet. He also enjoyed bowling, reading and playing cards. (Especially with his nieces and nephews during their visits)
He is survived by his son, Richard Kimball and his wife Kindel, his granddaughter Eliza, his 21 nieces and nephews and countless great nieces/nephews. Besides his parents, Mr. Kimball is preceded in death by his siblings Bill (Irene) Kaczynski, Ed Kaczynski, Mary (Louis) Green, Josephine (James) Green, Gertrude (Matthew) Mance, Cecilia (Stuart) Dunton, Tracey Dorothy Balous and three siblings who died in childhood/infancy John, Clara, and Alexandra.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 16, 2024 at 2pm at the Maryland Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery near Hurlock, MD.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Talbot Hospice, 586 Cynwood Drive, Easton, MD 21613 or to hawkeyeandfriends.org a forever home sanctuary that benefits older dogs or dogs with handicaps or medical problems. This organization is located near Capec, MI Charles’ home town.
Arrangements are in the care of the Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge.