A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Tom Petersen officiating.
Visitation will be at Boston Funeral Home, Stevens Point, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, and at the church from 10 a.m. Thursday until the service.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church for the Food Pantry.
Condolences may be offered online at bostonfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Kinney was born May 23, 1930, in the town of Linwood, a son of the late Charles Raymond and Myrtle (Beaudreau) Kinney. He attended local schools.
He served two years in the U.S. Army, and was honorably discharged in June 1950.
He was married to Lucille Boyles Aug. 27, 1955, at The Moravian Church in Wisconsin Rapids.
After the marriage the couple settled in Stevens Point.
He worked for the Skalski Company in Stevens Point as a store manager and head mechanic for 35 years. When the business closed in 1986, he finished out his working career as a mechanic at Wisconsin River Country Club.
In his semi-retirement, he worked a few years for his son, Dale, owner of Kinney Konstruction.
In his later years, he and his wife wintered in New Mexico with friends.
Survivors include his wife; one son, Dale (Debra), Plover; one sister, Cathryn Finnessy, Portland, Ore.; five grandchildren, Ted, Renee, Claire, Katie and Anthony; and five great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Harold and Robert.