Kevin Lynn Pinney, age 52, of Duncan, Nebraska died Sunday, March 19, 2006 at his home in Duncan. Funeral Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2006 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Duncan with Reverend Frank Jindra officiating. Burial is in the St. Stanislaus Cemetery. Visitation is after 5:00 p.m. Thursday with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service at St. Stanislaus Church. Visitation will continue Friday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. also at St. Stanislaus Church. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Kevin was born March 15, 1954 to Cecil and Lyell (June) Pinney in Madison County. He graduated Columbus Senior High in 1973 where he played football and was a standout track & field athlete. Kevin earned an Automotive and Diesel degree from Hastings Technical College.
Kevin married Mary Liss on May 8, 1976. The two celebrated six blessings: Hope Lynn, Faith Anne, Dominic Joseph, Jessica Charity, Patience Louise and Brandon James. He also served as the proud grandfather of two, Madisyn Lynn Pinney and Dominic Dean Weaver, as well as, an honorary granddaughter Crystal Anne Hansen.
Kevin and Mary began to build their family in Hastings and Columbus. The family relocated to Denver, Colorado in 1983. In Denver, Kevin worked as a Service Manger and Director for both Leo Payne and American Warehouse.
In 2000, Kevin retired to Duncan to relish in many of his favorite hobbies: rebuilding antique cars, car racing, fishing, hunting and devising carpentry projects.
He will be remembered and honored as an excellent human being who made a lasting impression as a hero, mentor, and friend to his six kids and wife as well as family and friends.
He is survived by:
Wife: Mary Pinney of Duncan, NE
Mother: Lyell June Pinney of Lincoln, NE
Daughter: Hope Lynn Pinney of Lathrop, MO
Daughter: Faith (Gary) Weaver of Wisner, NE
Son: Dominic Pinney of Westminster, CO
Daughter: Jessica (Chris) Miller of Greeley, CO
Daughter: Patience Pinney of Trumbull, CT
Son: Brandon Pinney of Duncan, NE
Granddaughter: Madisyn Pinney of Westminster, CO
Grandson: Dominic Weaver of Wisner, NE
Honorary Granddaughter: Crystal Anne Hansen of Wisner, NE
He was preceded by:
Father: Cecil Pinney