Billy was born on Sept. 9, 1949, in Orange, Texas, the son of Willie Kimball and Merle Morgan Kimball.
He was an avid follower of baseball (and played semi-pro locally) and football, especially LSU. He loved dancing and spending time with his family, but was especially proud of and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by two children, Dwayne Kimball and wife Vanessa of The Woodlands, Texas, and Keri Hill and husband Kenneth of Berwick; two brothers, John Kimball and wife Amber of Patterson and Jackie Kimball and wife Jolie of Vinton; two sisters, Delores McNulty and husband Larry of Nederland, Texas, and Kim Landry of Vidor. He is also survived by his companion, Audrey Horton of St. Martinville; and five grandchildren, Kaeley Hill, Kennedy Hill, Kohen Hill, Bailey Kimball and Carson Kimball.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Kimball and Merle Morgan Kimball.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Twin City Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Billy will be laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.