Textile Industry Giant W. Duke Kimbrell Passes Away

W. Duke Kimbrell passed away Wednesday, October 22, at the age of 89. Kimbrell was a textile industry giant, well-known and well-respected within the textile industry, and he leaves behind a grand legacy. Under his direction, Parkdale Mills became the largest spun yarn manufacturer in the world.
Textile World’s Yarn Market column will pay tribute to Kimbrell in the November/December issue.
If you wish to share a memory of Kimbrell with Textile World, please contact rsdavis@textileworld.com.
Posted October 24, 2014