John Thomas Kinsey

October 14, 1950 ~ June 14, 2020 (age 69)


Thomas Kinsey age 69 of Crestview passed away on Sunday morning June 14, 2020 at his home.  He was born in Miami, FL on October 14, 1950 to Reuben and Eunice Kinsey.  John graduated from the University of Georgia and went on to work 31 years for DECA and retired as the Director of Operations (H.Q.)  John loved UGA football and loved working in the yard.  He loved washing his cars and keeping them shiny and clean. John loved making sure the household ran smoothly and loved his household administrative duties. He loved his family and grandchildren, and his boxer girls: Kasey and Kallie. John was preceded in death by his parents Reuben and Eunice and his sister Brenda Stephens.

          Survivors include his wife of 23 years Drew Kinsey; his children: Kaitlin Dingee and husband G.P., Ryan Kinsey and wife Sarah, Ashley Cain and husband Trevor, and David Lott; sister Patsy Knight and husband David; his grandchildren: Eloise, Caylor, Landyn, Gunnar, Audrey, Sophia, Liam, Lillian, Elijah, and Devin; nephews, John and Rob Knight and niece Cindy Cruz.

          A private family service will take place at a later time.


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