OKEECHOBEE - Kenneth K. Stinson died peacefully at home with his wife by his side on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. Kenneth relocated from Texas to Okeechobee in 1988. Kenneth was a true and dedicated Marine that loved his country and served on the following beach heads during World War II; Saipan, Tihian, Okinawa, the Marianas Islands, and the Ryukyu Islands. He was the recipient of the Purple Heart
. Kenneth enjoyed sailing and diving for over 20 years. He also found enjoyment as a black belt martial arts instructor. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Rosalie Stinson of Okeechobee; a son, Patrick Stinson; and a daughter, Teresa (Paul) Brooks, both of Arkansas. A memorial service will be held at noon on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Friends may send online condolences to www.buxtonseawinds.com
Arrangements are under the care of Matthew and Paul Buxton of Buxton-Seawinds Funeral Home, 3833 SE 18th Terrace, Okeechobee, Fla.