Robert V. Kimball

  • Born: October 18, 1946
  • Died: October 11, 2019
  • Location: Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Bob by adding your memories and photos.

Robert V. Kimball, 72, a longtime resident of Stoughton, died peacefully at Brockton Hospital on Friday, October 11, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Diane M. (Barry) Kimball for 45 years. Son of the late Earle R. and Barbara (Kelley) Kimball, he was born in Dorchester and raised in Squantum. Bob was a graduate of North Quincy High School, Class of 1964.

Bob's careers spanned decades and he was very proud of the work he did to help open Cardinal Cushing Hospital in Brockton back in 1968. He then moved on to Boston College in 1989. Bob transitioned to Bridgewater Housing Authority in 2002 and remained until his retirement in 2011.

Bob loved the outdoors and was a very active member of the Boy Scouts of America both as a parent and leader, starting with the Cub Scouts and moving through the ranks, earning one of their highest honors in the Silver Beaver Award.

In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by his children, Lisa C. Gowern and her husband Gregory of Hooksett, NH, Lynn E. Livingston and her husband Robert of Baton Rouge, LA and Scott T. Kimball of Easton. He was the grandfather of Allison and Abigail Gowern and Samuel Livingston. He was the brother of David H. Kimball of W. Palm Beach, FL. He also leaves behind his best buddies, Max and Tank, his four-legged children.

Funeral Prayers will be offered from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St., (Rte. 27) Stoughton on Thursday, October 17 at 7 PM. Visiting Hours prior from 4-7 PM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob's memory may be made to the MSPCA, Attn: Donations, 350 S. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Diane Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on Bob's passing. Please know that you and family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Joan Luiz - BRIDGEWATER, MA   October 16, 2019

Dear Diane & Family
Was very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. May he rest in peace.

Posted by judy livingston - Baton Rouge, LA - Family Friend   October 15, 2019


Dear Diane,
My heartfelt condolences to you, Lisa, Lynn and Scott on your loss. Hold close and dear the memories of all the good times.

Posted by R A Kowalsky, Jr.    October 15, 2019

Bob was such a great guy. Always willing to help anyone.A great dog man too. You put up a good battle now you can rest my friend. Condolences to Diane and his family. He was so lucky to have your wonderful care Diane. RIP BOB Linda Flaherty

Posted by LINDA FLAHERTY - EAST BRIDGEWATER, MA   October 14, 2019

My deepest condolences to Dianne and family. Bob was the nicest man. I took care of him at Copley. Rest in peace brave warrior.

Posted by Janet O - Stoughton, MA - Acquaintance   October 13, 2019

I remember Bob from Church and from the hospital. He was a kind, pleasant and always helpful man in so many ways. and I am deeply saddened to hear of his death. May his rest now in peace.

Posted by The Rev. Billie Mae Gordon - Duxbury, MA   October 13, 2019

Dear Diane and family,

We are so sorry to hear about Bob's passing. Bob fought long and hard and is at peace now.

Posted by Tom and Ann Barry - Weymouth, MA - Family   October 13, 2019

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