Gary Don Kinnaman, 70, of Grove, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016.

Gary was born on March 2, 1946 in Holdenville, Oklahoma. He attended grade school in a one room school house called Hulsey, just outside of Holdenville.

After that he moved to Lakewood, California with his parents where he played football as a defensive end. Gary graduated from Lakewood High school in 1964.

He proudly served in the United States Air Force for six years, after that he worked for Southern California Edison for 18 years.

Gary went into computer technology before he moved to Grove, to become a caregiver for his mother.

Wherever Gary went, he was always well liked by everyone. He had a type of personality that always allowed him to do anything for anyone he knew.

Gary was a member of Grace Harbor Baptist Church.

Gary was preceded in death by his father Wesley W. Kinnaman and one sister Mary Louise Terry.

He is survived by his son Michael Kinnaman, and, his mother, Bertie (Hawthorne) Kinnaman, and his brother Win Kinnaman.

Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove, with Pastor Marty Hughes officiating.

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