Commander Danny R. Kimberlain, Jr. USN, Ret., 63 of Arlington, Virginia, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington.
He was born July 7, 1954 in South Carolina, son of Nancy Fuller Kimberlain of Spartanburg, South Carolina and the late Danny Roger Kimberlain, Sr.
He served in the United States Navy for 22 years. During his tenure in the U.S. Navy, he proudly served on the USS Wainwright, USS Kidd, USS Peterson and the battleship Iowa (BB-61). He was Principal Assistant Program Manager of the Surface Ship Modernization Program.
He is survived by a daughter, Heather K. Kimberlain of Broadway; two sons, Timothy D. and his wife Dana Kimberlain of Mt. Jackson and Tyler L. Kimberlain of Tokyo, Japan; a grandson, Mark Axl Kimberlain; he is also survived by his former wife Gina L. Kimberlain; a sister, Millicent Kimberlain Ruppe and her two children, Cheyenne and Ronan of Gaffney, South Carolina. His other nieces and nephews are Tessa Quade , Arlie Shugaar and Zach Cornwell.
The funeral service will be Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Solomon’s Lutheran Church with Susan Lance Minister.
Pallbearers will be Grayson Getz, Jesse Griffin, Dwight Shelton, Ryan Duncan, Eugene Bulatko and Gilbert Kraine.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorial and Tribute Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Virginia, 23058-5216.