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Lucas John Kimmel
Birth: Nov. 14, 1980
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1999
College Station
Brazos County
Texas, USA

Lucas John Kimmel '03
Son of James Irving Kimmel and Walieta Agnes Gold.

Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
Sophomore at Texas A&M University
Biomedical Science major
Member of Company D-2

Since 1909 Texas A&M University students and alumni have worked together each year to build a massive bonfire. The stack of several thousand logs collapsed early morning on November 18, 1999, killing Lucas and eleven other students and injuring at least 27 others. Bonfire was canceled that year. It was to have been ignited on Thanksgiving evening as a prelude to Texas A&M's November 26 morning football game with The University of Texas.

Texas Death Index: "Name: Lucas John Kimmel; Death Date: 18 Nov 1999; Death County: Brazos."
 
 
Burial:
Saint Anthonys Cemetery
Violet
Nueces County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Rajordan
Originally Created by: Nancy (Mayo) Bishop
Record added: Aug 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21184060
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