Jason Kimmel

Born:               Oct. 14, 1968

Died:                June 10, 2017

Joined TCC:    Aug. 24, 1996

Section:           Tenor 1  and Tenor 2

A Turtle’s Tribute:



Jason Dean Kimmell

October 14, 1968 – June 10, 2017

Jason Dean Kimmell, 48, of Granbury, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Wiley Funeral Home in Granbury. Burial of cremains: 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Elm Cemetery, County Road 365 in Gorman. While flowers are welcome, the family suggests contributions to the Elm Cemetery Association at DeLeon Auto Supply, 200 North Texas Street, DeLeon, TX 76444.

Jason graduated from Granbury High School and attended Trinity University and the University of Texas Arlington.

He is survived by his parents, Frank and Sandra Kimmell of Granbury and a host of family and friends.

A Turtle’s History

Jason formally joined  on Aug. 24, 1996 and (rejoined) Aug. 30, 2009.

He sang a total of 39 concerts.

His first concert was On Our Own in Oct. 1996 and his final performance was Together in Sept. 2016

He was a member of the Chamber Chorus in the 32nd and  33rd seasons and he was a member of Camerata in the 33rd season

He was a member of the small group  Acafellas in the 17 th and 18 th seasons and he was a member of the small group Vox Tortoise in the 20th season.

He was also a member of the Arhive/Historical Committee

These are his featured performances:

ON OUR OWN – October 1996 – sang I Come From Good People (from Naked Man) as a solo

SIMPLY CHRISTMAS THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD – December 1996 – sang Marvelous Toywith the Acafellas

 FEELIN’ GROOVY – June 1997 – sang Happy Together; with Acafellas and played a part in Telephone Hour

EMMY! – October 1997 – sang A Lonely Tear as a solo

GRAMMY! A ROCKIN’ CELEBRATION – December 1997 – sang Conditor Alme Siderum with Acafellas

OSCAR! – March 1998 – sang with the small group Acafellas

TONY! – June 1998 – sang The Sound of Music, Do Re Mi(The Sound of Music) with Acafellas

BUSTIN OUR BUTTONS – June 1999 – sang Into The Fire” (The Scarlet Pimpernel) as a Duet

A NEW DAY – December 1999 – played a part in Building Blocks and sang Candlelight Carol with Vox Tortoise

PARADISE – April 2000 – sang O Magnum Mysterium Enya Medley with Vox Tortoise

A NEW DREAM- June 2000 – sang One Voice” as a solo

BELLS, BOWS AND BANGLES – December 2000 – sang What if Mozart Had Composed A Little Christmas Music with Vox Tortoise

COMFORT AND JOY –– Dec. 2012 — sang a duet with Sean Roossien in The Chanukah Song (We Are Lights)

NAUGHTY & NICE — sang Pengyou, Ting,;O Tannenbaum,Riu, Riu Chiu,and The Little Drummer Boy as a member of the ensemble Camerata

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