Kenneth Earl Hymel, Sr., April 28, 1926-December 10, 2012. Husband of the late Miriam Roth Hymel. . Son of the late Earl and Mae Hymel. Stepson of the late Minnie Burch Hymel. Father of Mary H. LeBlanc (Dean), Kenneth Earl Hymel, Jr., Linda H. Reine (Chris) and the late David M. Hymel, Sr. Brother of Grant Hymel and the late Corinne H. Ludolf. Grandfather of David M. Hymel, Jr., Nathaniel LeBlanc, Aaron LeBlanc, Anna Reine and Emily Reine. Mr. Hymel was retired from Harvey Supply Company and Whitney Bank, served in 2nd Division of U.S. Marine Corp in WWII and was a parishioner of St. Agnes Catholic Church, Jefferson, La. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp Funeral Home, 1600 N. Causeway on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 10:00 am with visitation beginning at 8:30 am. Graveside Service will be on Friday at 12:15 pm in St. James Catholic Church Cemetery, St. James, La. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimer.com.