Robert “Bruce” Kinkade, 86 of Zanesville, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Genesis Medical Center.
Bruce was born August 3, 1926 in Zanesville, the son of the late Orville A. and Irene (Kussmaul) Kinkade. He retired from the US Postal Service where he worked as a clerk and he was a member of the St. Thomas Aquinas Church.
Bruce is survived by his sons R. Chris (Becky) Kinkade, Chip Kinkade, Chad Kinkade and Cam (Andrea) Kinkade; his daughters Casey Smitley and Cookie Kinkade; 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and his sister Eleanor Wittekind.
In addition to his parents, Bruce is preceded in death by his wife Joylee (Grimm) Kinkade who passed away March 20, 2011 and his daughter Cindy Kinkade who passed away in 1960 his brothers Jack, Patrick, Dick, Martin, Jerome and Paul “Popeye” Kinkade and his sisters Effie Evans, Zita Taylor, Beatrice Hughes and Carolyn Buker.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am on Thursday April 11, 2013 at St. Thomas Catholic Church with Fr. Jordan Turano O.P. as celebrant. He will be laid to rest beside his wife in Mt. Ann’s Cemetery.