Dr. Toby J. Kimm

November 29, 1957January 2, 2021
Obituary of Dr. Toby J. Kimm
Dr. Toby J. Kimm, loving father of two and grandfather of two, aged 63, of Southington passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at the HOCC at Bradley Memorial, Southington. Born November 29, 1957 in Muscatine, IA, he was the son of the late James and Dorothy (Madsen) Kimm. Toby was a well-known veterinarian in Plainville at his practice Ragged Mountain Animal Hospital. He received his BS from University of Iowa over 20 years ago. While attending UI he excelled academically as well as playing for the Iowa Hawkeyes his freshman year. He then attended Iowa State where he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Shortly after he moved to Connecticut where he eventually opened Ragged Mountain Animal Hospital. Toby was dedicated to the individuals and animals who were in his life. He wore his heart on his sleeve and truly enjoyed being with and comforting others in their times of need. One of his truly great talents was the ability to make others feel special. He could light up a room with his humor and warmth. Words cannot express how fully and deeply he loved the people and pets he knew. While he may have passed away, he will remain in our hearts always. He leaves his two daughters, Perry Kimm of Southington and Dr. Burgundy Johnson and her husband Erik of Coralville, IA; two grandsons, Archer and Leo; two sisters, Dr. Jill Kimm and wife Sharon Bellville of Ankeny, IA and Mary Kimm. A celebration of Toby’s life will be held at a date and time to be announced. The DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington has been entrusted with the arrangements. For online condolences please visit, In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to be made in Toby's honor to: FOBAC Friends of Berlin Animal Control, PO Box 1, Kensington, Ct 06037, Attn: K. Winarski or Best Friends for Life Animal Rescue, PO Box 221, Plainville, CT. 06062

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