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Joseph 'Joe' Kinney, 71, Trafalgar

Joseph M. “Joe” Kinney, 71, passed away peacefully at his residence Tuesday evening, April 16, 2013, in Trafalgar. By his side was his loving wife of 54 years, Mary J. (Stephens) Kinney, whom he married Feb. 20, 1959, in Macedonia, Iowa.

Joe is also survived by his children, Debbra Kinney of New Whiteland, Jerrold (Stephanie) Kinney of Indianapolis and Jonathan (Karen) Kinney of Brownsburg. He will be remembered by his siblings, Marsha M. (Jarred) Tillson, Elena (Dave) Eaton and Michael D. Kinney, all of Tulsa, Okla.; 10 grandchildren, James Michael Kinney, Heather Marie Kinney, Nicole Ann Kinney, Bryan Joseph Kinney, Andrew Kinney, Elijah L. Shafer, Aaron Joseph Shafer, Matthew A. Shafer, Samuel Levi Shafer and Joshua Clark Kinney; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Barbara Shafer in 2011 and Nancy Jo Kinney in 1960.

Joe was born in Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 10, 1942, to J. Milton and Marvina H. (Heard) Kinney. He was a 1960 graduate of Carson-Macedonia High School and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. Joe retired in 2010 as a manager and salesman for Stenno Carbon Company in Indianapolis after 15 years of service.

Joe was a member of the United Methodist Church and was known for his great sense of humor. He enjoyed fishing and playing golf with his wife and other family members and “the guys.” Joseph also enjoyed playing cards with his grandchildren and spending time with his dog, “Bogey.”

Mr. Samuel Laythan will conduct a funeral service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Joe to the Franciscan St. Francis Cancer Care Center, 8111 S. Emerson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46237.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Kinney family at www.meredith-clark.com.

  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.