Obituary for Ryland Homer Kimbler

Ryland Homer Kimbler, age 69 of Pulaski passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at the New River Valley Medical Center. Born February 6, 1950 in Pulaski he was the son of the late Homer Harvey Kimbler & Estella Louise Long Kimbler. His wife, Shelby Kimbler, brother, Jesse Kimbler and infant sister also preceded him in death.

Ryland was a veteran of the United States Air Force with 20 years of service.

He is survived by his 

Fiancée – Mary Duke – Franklin, VA 


Missy Kimbler – Dublin

Teresa Covey Parker – Woodstock, GA


Keith & Alice Covey

Jim Covey & David Taylor

Mike Covey

Chip (Ann) Atkins

Sister-in-Law– Lana Atkins

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. Herman Sarver officiating. Interment will follow at the Thornspring UMC Cemetery, Pulaski where he will receive military honors.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time Saturday at the funeral home.

To sign the online guestbook, please visit

The family will be meeting @ 4614 Miller Lane-Pulaski, VA (Home of Keith & Alice Covey).

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.