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BLUEFIELD, WV Stanley Keith Kinder, 66, of Bluefield, WV, died Tuesday July 4, 2017 at his home after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's.
Born August 19, 1950 in Norfolk, VA, he was a son of the late Howard Paul Kinder and Lois J. Kinder Carroll. Mr. Kinder was a 1970 graduate of Bluefield High School. He was a member of the Church of God in Bluefield, VA and worked as a welder at Joy Mining Machinery for 38 years. He enjoyed camping, hunting, and fishing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by infant twin daughters, Melissa and Melinda; and father-in-law, Gus E. Anderson, Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Cathy S. Kinder of the home; two daughters, Kelly Berry and husband James Berry, Jr. of Stockbridge, GA, and Sara B. Kinder of Bluefield, WV; one brother, Richard Collins and wife Shelly of Randlett, OK; brothers-in-law, Gus Anderson of Bluefield, VA, and James Anderson and Bruce Anderson, both of Bluefield, WV; one grandson, Elijah J. Kinder of Bluefield, WV; Nieces, Amelia and Molly Collins of Randlett, OK, Kristin Clifton of Huntersville, NC, Jennifer Marrs of Charleston, WV, Terah Anderson of Bluefield, VA; nephews, Matthew Anderson of Bluefield, VA, Corey Waddell of Griffin, GA and Zachary Anderson of Princeton, WV; sister-in-law, Margaret Waddell and husband Robert of Griffin, GA; and mother-in-law, Rosalie Anderson of Bluefield; and several cousins.
A funeral service will be conducted on Monday July 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gus Anderson, Jr. and Rev. Tony Ellis officiating.
The family will receive friends at Mercer Funeral Home on Sunday July 9, 2017 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.?
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P. O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.
Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting www.MercerFuneralHome.com
Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Stanley Keith Kinder.
Published on July 8, 2017
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