Obituary: Leon Dewayne Kinser

November 7, 1966 – September 26, 2019

Leon Dewayne Kinser, 52, of Heltonville, died at 11 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at I.U. Health Bedford Hospital.

Born November 7, 1966, in Marion County, he was the son of Phillip Kinser and Shirley (Kinser) Fisher. He was a maintenance and construction worker and member of U.A.W. Local 2158. He was an avid sprint car racing fan.

Survivors include a son, Jordan Kinser, of Bedford; his mother and stepfather, Shirley and Donnie Fisher, of Bloomington; a brother, Phillip Kinser, of Bloomington; a sister, Pamula Kinser, of Bloomington; four nephews, Steven, Josh, Robbie, and Seth; one niece, Natasha; his fiancé, Regina Taylor, of Heltonville and her children, Jacy and Dylan; two uncles: Darrell Kinser of Bloomington, and Verdon Kinser of Heltonville; one aunt, Gail Sink and husband Don of Indianapolis.

He was preceded in death by his father, Phillip Kinser and a brother, Chadley.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1st in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Reno Bates officiating. Burial will follow in Meadows Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, September 30th and from 9 a.m.until the hour of service on Tuesday, October 1st at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

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