Michael Kimpel, age 53 of Mt. Vernon, Illinois passed away 10:58 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2015 at the White Oak Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Graveside funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Pleasant Hill Cemetery in rural Mt. Vernon with Pastor Jack Lucas officiating. For more information you may call Newell Funeral Home at 246-0100 or visit www.newellfuneralhome.com.