GIBSONVILLE - Mr. Philip Melvin "Phil" Kinney, 63, of 801 Lee St., died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the Hospice Home after several months of failing health.
Born in Guilford County, he was the son of the late Melvin Tuttle Kinney and the late Beatrice West Kinney and was married for over 36 years to Mrs. Susan Boyles Kinney, who survives. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy
and served in the Naval Reserves for several years. He was the Owner of Mid-South Textiles until his retirement in 2006. Phil was a member of Gibsonville United Methodist Church and served faithfully as an usher for many years.
Mr. Kinney is survived by his wife of the home; a daughter, Karen Key Lugo and her husband, James, of Raleigh; a son, Scott Key and his fiancée, Kelsey Gibbs, of Wrightsville Beach; two grandsons, Ryker Lugo and Jake Lugo; a sister, Jill K. Weaver of Charlotte; and a brother, John Kinney of Burlington.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 AM Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Gibsonville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jonathan D. Marlowe, Dr. David Greene and the Rev. Jim Bowen. The family will receive friends in the church sanctuary following the service and other times at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Gibsonville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 82, Gibsonville, NC 27249 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com