Mr. Alfred Dean Kinnick, age 67, Limestone, passed away from injuries sustained from the tractor-trailer accident in Pennsylvania on Saturday morning, February 13, 2016.
Mr. Kinnick was born in Washington County, TN and son of the late James & Velma Adams Kinnick. He was also preceded in death by his father-in-law, Kenneth “Cubby” McCracken.
He was a loving husband, daddy, papaw, brother, brother-in-law, father-in-law, son-in-law, uncle and friend.
Dean was a Christian, who was never ashamed to say so. He never had a harsh word and was very well respected by his family, friends and community. He will be deeply missed.
He had been a truck driver for more than 28 years. He enjoyed his job, co-workers and Gods country. He enjoyed playing croquet, rook and building windmills. He also enjoyed playing jokes on family and friends.
Survivors include his wife Carolyn Jo McCracken Kinnick, of 48 years, whom he loved with all his heart. He is also survived by three children, and their spouses, Mike & Shanna Kinnick, Lori & Thomas Smith and Michelle Ward; seven grandchildren, Michael & Zachary Kinnick, Shayla Harmon, Aubree Hensley, Tori, Conner, and Ethan Smith; four great-grandchildren, MayBelle, Marshall, Isabella Kinnick and Trey Harmon; siblings and their spouses, Velma Jean & Roger Gillin, Steve & Carolyn Kinnick and Mike Kinnick; mother-in-law, Lillian McCracken; in-laws, Linda & Lee Houser, Genice & Richard Adams, and David McCracken; many nephews and nieces; special friends, Jerry Greer, R.A. Sparks, Pierce “Goose” Barley, Bill Dooley and numerous other truck driving buddies.
The family would like to thank each and every one for their prayers and support during this most difficult time.
The family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 and 6:00-8:00 pm Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Sunday, February, 21, 2016 at the Limestone Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Roach officiating. Friends are requested to meet at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home 1:30 pm Sunday to go in procession to Limestone Freewill Baptist Church. Interment services will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be R.A. Sparks, Jerry Greer, Johnathan Hartman, Robert “Bart” Harrison, Wasson Broyles and Scott Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be Robby Seals, John Cook, Mike Jaynes, Scottie Jaynes, Perce Barley and Don Rhew.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|Our family condolances to your loss. My fiance,
brother and their mother are still recovering as
they were severely injured in this accident but your
loss is very sad and tragic. God bless your family.|
||Hilda (Carter) Bryant
|Carolyn, so sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and
|My deepest sympathy to Lori and her family. Lori,
your dad raised a great daughter and I know all your
family is grieving now, but have wonderful memories.|
||TIMOTHY HURLEY AND DAVID GOODMAN
|WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSE,YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS. LOVE FROM YOUR FRIENDS.|
|Sorry for your loss,Al was a good friend. I have
run many a mile with him while at A&M Express.He
was a great man.|
|Sorry for your all lost .you all are in my prayers
god bless you all .the Lord needed a good man so he
got one.he done his job here so now the Lord needed
him up their.love you all |
|Carolyne and family I'm sorry for your all lost I
know what you all are going through when I lost my
husband and the kids lost their dad it was like a
bad dream love you all and god bless you all if you
need anything let me know I'll do my best it might
not be much but I'll try to do anything for you all|
|The loss of your loved one weighs
heavy on my heart. I did not know
Dean, however, I witnessed this
terrible accident and wish to leave
my condolences to his family. God
bless you and may you all find
peace in the memory of your loved
|Thinking about many wonderful memories. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Love you all.|
|Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers of comfort and peace. Al was a friend of mine. Again, sorry for your loss.
Mark and Leanne Davis|
|work at exide with Al. always enjoy talking to and
cutting up with him . HE was a good person and will
||James & Nancy Blankenship
|We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Dean. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. You can find Peace in knowing he is now with God and you will reunited with him someday,|
|My heartfelt sympathies in your time of loss. |
||Pierce Barley Family
|Sorry for your loss. Al was a great friend, he will be missed by
all. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
||Mark Denney & John Herron
|Al was a remarkable man. You never had to guess at the
mood he would be in, but rather had to guess at his next joke.
We had the pleasure of knowing him for a while and always
managed to put us in a better mood.
The Muncie Exide team will always have a place in our hearts
Al will truly be missed
|May all you and you family always remember the best and all Dean stood for. The best for all through this.
I still remember going to school with him great to think back..
Earl and Gale Slagle|
||Susan Gray Cyrus
|Dean graduated with us at Sulphur Springs High School in 1966. We were all shocked and saddened to hear he was killed this past weekend in the Pennsylvania accidents. On behalf of all of his fellow classmates, we send our deepest sympathy to you and all of his family. Know that you are in our hearts and prayers.
Gone But Never Forgotten,
Susan Gray Cyrus |
|Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God is welcoming a precious angel into HEAVEN.If you need us we are just a phone call away.
|I enjoyed working with Al very
caring and pleasant man Didn't
get to see him much he never
hadaa bad thing to say about
anybody my prayers to his family|
|My thoughts and prayers to the family. I
had the privilege of working with
Gravedigger at A&M Express and always
enjoyed being around him. We always had a
lot of laughs He was a great man and he
will be deeply missed. Again my prayers to