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ROBERT KINNEY

Robert L. (Bob) Kinney, Jr., 91, formerly of Wheeling, WV passed away on Sunday January 10, 2021.

Bob was born on June 25, 1929 in Wheeling, son of the late Robert L. Kinney and Mary (Finch) Kinney.

Bob served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, from 1950-1954. He eventually became a long-time employee at Wheeling Electric (now AEP), as a draftsman.

He was quite active in his church, the Wheeling Chapter of the Community of Christ, as a deacon and as a parishioner.

An avid golfer and bowler for many years, Bob was also an ardent fan of West Virginia University football and basketball, as well as Pittsburgh Pirates baseball.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Sharon (Thompson) Kinney.

Bob is survived by his devoted daughter Amy C. (Kinney) Hendrickson and Amy’s husband Richard Hendrickson, of Mercersburg, PA; and his grandchildren, Jennifer, Rachael, and Gabriel. He is also survived by his loving sisters Judy Kinney and Becky (Kinney) Van Pelt, of Wheeling.

A viewing for family only will take place on Friday January 15, 2021 from 10 am until time of service at 10:30 am with Blair and Denise White officiating at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV, 26003 (304-242- 2311).

Interment will follow in Park View Memorial Gardens.

Condolences can be left online at www.KepnerFuneral.com.