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Wilfred "Buck" Kinsey

CHESTER -- Mr. Wilfred F. "Buck" Kinsey, 74, of 2328 Pressley Road, Chester died Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, at his residence.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at First Free Will Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Sanders and Melvin Pressley officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery with full Military Rites.

Born Aug. 11, 1934, in Greenville, S.C., Mr. Kinsey was the son of the late J.P. and Katie Mae Freeman Kinsey. He attended the schools of Chester County and was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years service and also retired from Springs Industries. He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Adams Kinsey; one daughter, Gail K. Hendrix of Chester; one son, Wilfred Neil Kinsey of Chester; three grandchildren, Michael Bates, Shawn Bates and Wendy Southworth, all of Chester; and two sisters, Lib Clowney of Chester and Lucille Hill of Columbus, Ga. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Bootsie Purcell and Edith Reeves.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester and other times at their home.

Memorials may be made to Hawthorne Christian Academy, P.O. Box 1656, Chester, SC 29706 or Hospice of South Carolina, 179 Columbia St., Chester, SC 29706.

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