Richard Dean “Dick” Kinser

December 2, 1934 – December 9, 2021

Richard Dean “Dick” Kinser, 87, of Heltonville, passed away Thursday, December 9, 2021, at his residence.

He was born December 2, 1934, in Lawrence County, to Zanford and Margaret Martin Kinser. He married Sharon R. Norman on July 3, 1954, and she survives. Dick retired from General Motors and was a member of Meadows Community Church.

Surviving to cherish Dick’s memory are his wife, Sharon; four daughters, Wanda Fender, Beverly Nelson, Debra Kinser, and Sherry Johnson; one son, Jimmy (Rhonda) Kinser; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Ann (Gordon) Hunt; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Dick in death were his parents; one daughter, Elizabeth Ann Kinser; one granddaughter, Tonya Fender; three sisters, Katherine Chastain, Nancy Sowders, and LaVern Fountain; and one brother, Gene Kinser.

Funeral services for Dick will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford with Pastor Tim Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow in Meadows Cemetery, Heltonville. Visitation hours will be from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, also at Ferguson-Lee Chapel.

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