Wayne "Hamp" A. Kimmel, Sr.

August 23, 1965 ~ February 25, 2021 (age 55)

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Wayne A. "Hamp" Kimmel, Sr.
February 25, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Wayne A. "Hamp" Kimmel, Sr.  55, of W. Philadelphia St., Donaldson, announced his passing after his courageous battle, on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Geisinger St. Lukes in Orwigsburg.

Born on August 23, 1965 in Pottsville, he was a son of the late William and Joan Aungst Kimmel.

He attended Pine Grove Area School.

Wayne was a dedicated Independent Coal Miner, having started working at a young age in the mines.

He was a previous member of Broad Mountain Hunting Club.

Hamp loved having gatherings with his children and friends picnics at his home, going to Randazzos, Tuscarora, Steeley's campsite, playing his lottery tickets and going to Knoebels Grove with his children and grandchildren.  He enjoyed being surrounded by his loved ones. 

Wayne will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 25 years (together for 30), Margie L. Reiner Kimmel; three sons, Wayne A. Kimmel Jr. of Donaldson, Clair "Bruiser" Kimmel and companion Breanna Lucas of Tremont, Coty Kimmel and companion Skye Reed of Donaldson, a daughter, Briana Kimmel and companion, Robert E. Zimmerman of Pine Grove; eight grandchildren, Alex Zimmerman, Chandller Kimmel, Shailey Kimmel, Nashmeira Kimmel, Santana Kimmel, Adalyn Kimmel, Colt Kimmel, Nolan Zimmerman; two brothers, William and wife Linda Kimmel of Branchdale, Charles Kimmel of Tremont, three sisters, Wanda and husband John Yorty of Tremont, Cindy and husband Randy Sattizahn of Schuylkill Haven, Lucille and husband Deron Shutt of Donaldson; nieces and nephews; an aunt, Lucille Fetter of Donaldson, Father-in-law Harvey Reiner, Sr, of Pine Grove and a childhood friend, Joey Degler.   

There will be a viewing on Monday, March 1,  from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the H. L. Snyder Funeral  Home, Inc., Pine Grove.  

In lieu of flowers, Contributions may be made to the Janet Weis Children's Hospital, c/o Geisinger Health Foundation, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, Pa. 17822, MC40-36, in his memory.  

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March 1, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
H L Snyder Funeral Home Inc
139 S Tulpehocken St
Pine Grove, PA 17963


Janet Weis Children's Hospital c/o Geisinger Health Foundation
100 N. Academy Ave.,, Danville PA 17822, MC40-36

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