Obituary for KINSEY

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Sunday April 21, 2013

KINSEY, JOE EARL Age 85, a resident of Albuquerque since 1948, died Friday, April 19, 2013. He is survived by his son, David Kinsey and his wife, Joy; his daughters, Judy Whiteside and her husband, Tom and Becky Lindley and her husband, Michael; grandchildren, Shawn Lindley and his wife, Tessa Jaramillo and Kevin Lindley and his wife, Molly; great-grandchildren, Charles Lindley, Ashlee Jaramillo, Aurora Lindley and Lily Lindley; sisters, Mary Reed and Jean Fling and her husband, Jim. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gracie; his parents, Carl Kinsey and Blanche Viola (Pirtle) Kinsey; his brother, Raymond Kinsey and his wife, Beverly; and his brother-in-law Bill Reed. Joe was an Army veteran who served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Joe served as scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 386, worked as the manager of New Car Make Ready at Rich Ford and was a long-standing member of Asbury United Methodist Church. He loved hunting and fishing and enjoyed many fishing and camping trips with his son and grandsons. During his retirement, he was an avid rock-hound and enjoyed traveling with his good friend, Darlene Holliday. "Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven." Matthew 5:16 Donations in Joe's memory would be appreciated at Asbury United Methodist Church or the Boy Scouts of America. Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at FRENCH University. Services will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:00 am at Asbury United Methodist Church, 10000 Candelaria Rd NE. Interment will be held with military honors at Santa Fe National Cemetery on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 2:15 pm. Please visit our online guestbook for Joe at www.FrenchFunerals.com. FRENCH - University 1111 University Blvd NE 505-843-6333