Kenneth Mitchell Insley
1962 - 2020
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Kenneth Mitchell "Kenny" Insley, 57, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020 due to a motorcycle accident in Ellijay, Georgia. A native of Poquoson, Virginia, Kenny resided in Georgia for 26 years. He worked as a professional photographer, model, and independent insurance agent. While living in Poquoson, he attended Trinity United Methodist Church. Kenny was an avid motorcyclist all of his life. He also enjoyed water skiing, clamming, hunting and enjoyed his time on the river. He also enjoyed singing and playing the guitar.

Kenny is preceded in rest by his paternal grandparents, Robert "Bob" and Rea Insley and maternal grandparents, Robert and Ruth "Bumba" Wade.

Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Robert "Bob Jr." Mitchell Insley, Jr. and Edith Wade Insley; sister, Gail Insley Beagle (Mark); nephews, Matthew Beagle (Sara), Michael Beagle (Chrissy); great-nephews, Thomas and Lucas Beagle; great-niece, Marley Ann Beagle; partner, Nikki Haslett; former wife and friend, Brynda Insley.

A memorial service will be held at a later date due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Burial will be private at Emmaus Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Fire Company. Condolences to

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Published in Daily Press on Apr. 26, 2020.
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May 1, 2020
Although I never met Kenneth personally, I wanted to send condolences to Bob & Edith and the rest of their family and hid dear friends. I always enjoyed the pictures Bob would share at work (Dow/BASF) .
Nila Hansford
April 26, 2020
So sorry to hear about your loss. You know that God and Jesus are in the best position to comfort us when we lose a loved one in death.
April 26, 2020
I knew Ken many years ago at the Denbigh Health Spa, where we worked out. He was many years younger than I; however, he was so kind to everyone. Someone wrote about how genuine he was and that truly says it all. I saw the many clothing ads with him modeling the nicer clothes. He was so easy to recognize. After he was discovered, I understand he was the same guy he always was.....Good, Kind and certainly Genuine.
Fred Mays of Newport News, VA
Frederick Mays
April 26, 2020
Edith, I was heartbroken to learn of your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Loving memories will help you get through this.
Shirley (Moore) and Tom Swaenepoel
April 26, 2020
I didnt know Kenneth but I did know his parents Bob and Edith. I am so sorry for your loss. This is so tragic. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Tana Davidson
April 26, 2020
Bob & Edith Sorry to learn of Kenneth passing you both are in my prays
Wanda (Poore) Craig
April 26, 2020
Bob & Edith, I am so sorry for your loss. I always looked for Kenneth and was so excited to see him in ads. I know how proud you were of him. I will be praying for your family.
Dayna Logan
April 21, 2020
Kenneth Insley was a quiet genius. Always polite and present to his friends. Once he gave me a framed photograph. It was a field of yellow poppies in a meadow high in the Italian Alps. A blue sky with scudding clouds. On the back he wrote You could turn 360 degrees and see this scene all around you. You could not help feeling closer to God. I shall miss him off this earth. Linda McCloud
Linda McCloud
April 20, 2020
I knew Ken as Kenny. I moved to Poquoson when I was 16 and he was so kind to me. We sat by each other on the bus. Years later at our high school reunion we were able to catch up. If possible, he seemed even kinder and so humble. I am so sorry for Kens family, friends and his girlfriend.
Sue Strickland
April 20, 2020
My husband and I didn't know him very well, but he was a genuine, kind, honest and down to earth guy. Sad that we didn't get to know him better.
Lynn Patacca
April 20, 2020
Ken Insley was a fine gentleman, who was always polite and courteous. He will be greatly missed.
Leslie Kimbro
April 20, 2020
My friend was a vibrant, energetic and decent man. He lived his life to the fullest. When his story is told a 100 years from now, it will be said that Ken was a good guy 100%. I will miss his friendship and my only regret is that we didn't keep in touch as often as we should have. Rest in peace my brother.
James McCarn
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