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1927 - 2012 Obituary Condolences

"Bud" Kinney was born in Kansas on January 11, 1927. His soul left to be with God on May 7, 2012. His family moved to Chico, CA in 1937. He married his wonderful wife, Rena Kinney, on September 20, 1969. Bud worked for Butte Creek Rock and Matthew Redi Mix. Bud was a resident of Chico for 41 years when he then moved to Vina, CA in 1978 to start his own business, Kinney Nursery and Topsoil.

Bud has four children, Paul, Helen, Todd and Brett. He has many grandchildren who he loved which included; RJ, Desiree, LaRae, Hayden, Kensey, Tessa, Hutton, Lyla and Tayte, as well as great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He also has a sister, Alice, who still lives in Chico.

Bud enjoyed working with heavy equipment and working outside. Although Bud will be greatly missed, his family feels so blessed to know that he will be remembered as not just a loving father, and beloved husband, but also as a remarkable human being.

Services will be held at Chico Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1877 Hooker Oak Ave, Chico, CA at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2012.

His family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the in care of Newton-Bracewell Chico funeral Home. You may share your thoughts and memories of Bud online at NBCFH.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on May 15, 2012
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