Nathan Kimbrough Sr.

Posted Online: Aug. 26, 2014, 7:20 pm
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Nathan H. Kimbrough Sr., 64, of Davenport, died Aug. 20, 2014, at Cancer Treatment Centers, Zion, Ill.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Runge, Davenport, with visitation at noon. Burial is at Pine Hill Cemetery. A prayer service for the Vietnamese community and close friends is 6-8 p.m. Friday at Runge.
He married Margo Galpin-Kimbrough in 1974. He married Minh Nguyen in 2004.
Surviving are his wife; children, Vera Wiley, Crystal Guy, Nathan Jr., Tonya Richardson, Sonny, Loc, Brian and Tiffany Nguyen; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and 15 siblings.


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