Mar. 11, 1930 – Oct. 11, 2017
Mack Marion Kimberling, 87, passed away October 11, 2017 at home.
Mack was born March 11, 1930 in Paris, Arkansas to James Taylor and Susie Jane (Eoff) Kimberling. He was the youngest of nine children.
In his early teens, Mack worked in his uncle’s restaurant and recreation site in Fort Smith as a fry cook, horse wrangler and small boat tender.
Mack went to Port Hueneme, California in 1945, and enlisted in the U.S. Marines in March 1947. He earned several expert rifleman awards, served as a field telephone operator and directed live fire training until his