Irvin C. Kinney, Jr., age 88, of Birmingham, Ala., died on April 19, 2010. He was a graduate of Ramsay High School and The Citadel Military Collage. During World War II he was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Corp where he was a glider pilot, and was awarded several medals. Mr. Kinney was a member of Canterbury United Methodist Church, Duffy’s Bend Hunting Club and the Birmingham Rotary Club. Mr. Kinney was preceded in death by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Cecil Kinney, Sr. and his wife Caroline Jones Kinney. He is survived by a sister Betty Poellnitz; son John I. Kinney; daughters Anne M. Kinney and Betsy K. Daniels (Richard); grandchildren Shelby E. Daniels (Josephine) and Rainer D. Minard (Jack) and 4 great grandsons. The Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 22nd at Ridout’s Valley Chapel with the family receiving friends one hour prior. Graveside services for family following at Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in honor of Mr. Kinney may be made to Canterbury United Methodist Church, 350 Overbrook Road, Mtn. Brook, AL 35213; Botanical Gardens, 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223 or the charity of your choice. Services are under the direction of Ridout’s Valley Chapel in Homewood. Tags: 1942

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