David E. Kimball

March 19, 1970 ~ January 8, 2011 (age 40) 40 Years Old

David Kimball Obituary

David Edmund Kimball, of Needham, died at his home surrounded by family and friends on Jan 8, 2011. He was 40.
Born in Newton, David attended the Eliot School in Needham, graduated from Needham High in 1988, Northeastern University in 1994 and Babson College in 2004. David was a New England Motocross Champion and suffered a spinal cord injury in 1986. He became active with the Greater Boston Chapter of the Spinal Cord Injury Assoc, where he served on the Board of Directors. He also loved sailing in the adaptive program at Piers Park Sailing Center in East Boston, fishing and riding adaptive bikes along the Charles River. He had worked for UPS as a transportation analyst for several years.
David was the beloved son of Vivian (Cully) and Jeffrey Weller of Bristow VA and Robert F. and Chloe Kimball of Tampa FL, and the loving brother of Robert P. and his wife Alicia Kimball of Haverhill. He is also survived by 2 step sisters and 3 step brothers.
A service to celebrate his life will be held on Thurs Jan 13 at 11 AM in the Needham Congregational Church 1154 Great Plain Ave Needham. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be on Wed 4-8 PM in the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave Needham. Interment Needham Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Piers Park Sailing Ctr. Adaptive Program, 95 Marginal St. East Boston, MA 02128 or online at or Greater Boston Chapter Spinal Cord Injury Assoc., 2 Rehabilitation Way, Woburn, MA 01801 Make checks payable to GBC-NSCIA or online at
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  • Visitation

    January 12, 2011
    4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Eaton Funeral Home

    1351 Highland Ave
    Needham, MA

  • Celebration of Life

    January 13, 2011
    11:00 AM

    Congregational Church of Needham

    1154 Great Plain Avenue
    Needham, MA

  • Interment

    January 13, 2011
    12:00 PM

    Needham Cemetery

    128 Nehoiden St.
    Needham, MA

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