Emery James Kinney Sr.

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Emery James Kinney Sr.

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KINNEY, Emery James Sr., 82, PRESQUE ISLE, March 23, 2012. At his request, there will be no services. Arrangements in care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Homes, Presque Isle.

American Flag ColorPRESQUE ISLE – Emery James Kinney Sr., 82, died Friday, March 23, 2012, at The Aroostook Medical Center in Presque Isle. He was born January 26, 1930, in Upper Kent, NB, Canada, the son of the late Dorothy Easler.

    Emery served in the Korean War. He drove truck for Potato Service, Aroostook Beverage, and Farm Foods. After his retirement, he worked part time for Monson Transport delivering the Bangor Daily News. Emery was an avid Red Sox fan and he also enjoyed fishing, playing cribbage, solitaire, and his lottery tickets.

    Emery is survived by his wife and best friend, Nellie (Grant) Kinney of Presque Isle; a son, Emery James Kinney Jr. of Mapleton; two daughters, Reta Bailey and her companion, Jim Wills of Jackson, NJ, and Sherry and Dale Hafford of Presque Isle. He also leaves behind six grandchildren: Heather and Robert Hughes of Germany, Stacey and Scot Robinson of Presque Isle, David Hafford and his companion, Amanda LeJeune of Presque Isle, Ricky and Elizabeth Kinney of Fort Fairfield, Jesse Gagnon of Florida and James Kinney of Presque Isle; one great-grandchild, Tyler Hughes of Germany.

    In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by a son, Sherdon Trecartin in 1978.

    He will be missed by all who loved and knew him.

    At his request, there will be no services. Donation may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements in care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle. Condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com