Elden Kinnan
1934 - 2020
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Elden Kinnan

South Zanesville - Elden A. Kinnan, 86, of South Zanesville, died Tue. Oct. 20, 2020 at Genesis Hospital following an illness. He was born on Feb. 11, 1934 in Roseville, a son of the late Charles L. and Ruby P. Kinnan. Elden served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was raised a Lutheran, was a member of Zanesville VFW Post #1058, American Legion Post #29, Zanesville Eagles #302, 32nd Degree Mason and member of Fultonham Lodge #368, Amrou Grotto, and worked at Central Ohio Coal Company for 44 years.

He enjoyed camping, traveling, riding motorcycles with his sons and friends. He never met a stranger.

Elden is survived by his wife Starley Kinnan. Two sons Charles (Becky) Kinnan and Elden Andy (Renae) Kinnan. Two granddaughters Malonna (Phil) Sayers and Marissa Kinnan (Dane Cerovski). One great-granddaughter Isabelle Cerovski. One sister Donna Perry. Several nieces and nephews along with his good friends Jack Lambert, Bob Mock, Rod Crooks and many other friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Douglas Kinnan, his sister and brother-in-law Phyllis (Lawrence) King.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thur. Oct. 22, 2020 at William Thompson & Son Funeral Home 5765 Gladstone Drive in White Cottage where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Fri. Oct. 23, 2020. Burial will be in Fultonham Cemetery where Zanesville VFW and American Legion will conduct military honors. To sign the online guest book please visit


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Published in Times Recorder from Oct. 21 to Oct. 22, 2020.
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October 24, 2020
Elden (Uncle Elden ) I am so very sorry to hear this ! You were the Best Uncle to my boys Kevin and Rodger Jr. King !
Starley Charle and Andy my Heart goes out to you all !
My Best memory of Uncle Elden was when Kevin made him Green eyes and Ham ! Uncle Elden was so Excited ! His eyes got so big ! And so happy what Kevin had done for him ! ❤ Uncle Elden talked about this for many years ! ❤
Love ❤ and Prayers from Florida sent to you all ! Diana King
Diana King
October 24, 2020
Uncle Elden you will forever be missed . I will cherish the winters you and Aunt Starley spent in Florida with us and the times spent together in Ohio . You are the worlds best Uncle . Saying Goodbye is so hard to say , you will forever be in my heart !

Kevin King
October 22, 2020
Sorry for your loss! You have our condolences!!
Dave and patty robinson
October 21, 2020
Such a nice person! Last time I talk to him was at Walmart. I am shocked of his passing. I send my deepest sympathy to Starla, Charlie and Andy.
Pam and Mike Spring
October 21, 2020
Hi Starley, I was sorry to hear that Elden has Died. . As you know we we all both worked together . .. It disturbed me very much as we were long time friend's on and off the Job. He was my Good and Faithful Friend. His passing Will be missed by all who knew Him. I'm so sorry that my Health won't permit me to attend calling hours. Take Care, and God Bless. Old Bob Carnes
Robert Carnes
October 21, 2020
Deepest sympathy Andy so sorry to hear of the loss of your Father. Your in my thoughts and prayers
Penny Wright
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