Steven (Steve) Kinsey, Sr., affectionately known as "Money" to some departed life at the age 97 on Friday, March 7, 2014 at home in Baton Rouge. Steve loved life and put up a good fight to the very end, and will be sorely missed. Steve was born in Hohen Solms, La. Ascension Parish to Ben and Ella D. Gipson-Kinsey on June 3, 1916. Steve had a passion for fishing and loved to talk to people. Steve is survived by his wife Lillie Kinsey, Baton Rouge; Sister, Ann Williams (Louis), Baton Rouge. Five (5) Children: Elizabeth K. Linden, Oak Park, IL; Steven Kinsey Jr., (Dolores), New York, NY; Michael Kinsey, Jamaica, NY; Dolores Kinsey, Bronx, New York; Beatrice Kinsey, (Kim Douglas), Catonsville, Maryland; Sisters-In-Law, Zenobia Kinsey, and Marie Kinsey. He was preceded in death by his parents Ben, and Ella D. Kinsey; Four (4) Brothers Clone Kinsey, Clyde Kinsey, Lionel Kinsey, Claudell (Peto) Kinsey, and Ben (July) Kinsey; Twelve (12) grandchildren; Four (4) great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. Visitation will precede the funeral at 10:00am on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Winnfield Funeral Home, 7221 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The funeral will begin at 11:00am followed by the Burial at Roselawn Memorial Park, 4045 North Street, Baton Rouge, La. Please visit the online guestbook at www.winnfieldfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Mar. 11 to Mar. 12, 2014