Noble M. Kinkade

Noble M. Kinkade

NOBLE M. KINKADE, 93, of Benton passed away Sunday afternoon, Dec. 29, 2019 at his home.

He was born in Christopher on March 24, 1926, the son of Charles Leland & Bertha Mae (Smith) Kinkade.

On June 1948 in Benton, IL he married Mary Jane (Simpson), and she survives.

Mr. Kinkade was a World War II Navy Veteran.

He was Past President of the I.B.E.W. Local 702, and retired in 1986 from CIPS as the Chief Load Dispatcher.  Mr. Kinkade , along with his wife was one of the founding members of Immanuel Baptist Church, where he had served as Deacon.

Mr. Kinkade is survived by his:

Wife: Mary Jane Kinkade of Benton

3 Children:  Mary Dianne Kolodziej of Benton

Mike Kinkade & Jackie Zimbro of Benton

Jackie Kirk & Roger of Benton

7 Grandchildren:  Christa Robichaud & Tristan

Elizabeth Owens & James Herrell

John Kolodziej & Amy

Ashley Kirk & William McCann

Doug Kirk & Jenny

Michael T. Kinkade & Lexi Craig

Amanda Abbott & Greg

12 GreatGrandchildren

1 Sister: Vivian Barham of Benton

Mr. Kinkade was preceded in death by his Parents, by a Daughter-in-law, by 2 Sons-in-law, by 10 Brothers & Sisters and by his dog, Walker T.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 P.M. SATURDAY, January 4, 2020 at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Benton with Dr. Sammy Simmons & Pastor Michael Kramer officiating.  Burial with Military Rites Conducted by the Benton American Legion & VFW Posts will be in the Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton.  Visitation will be after 11 A.M. Saturday at Immanuel Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials in Mr. Kinkade’s memory may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois (Blue East Team) or to the Immanuel Baptist Church.

Envelopes will be available at the Immanuel Baptist Church on Saturday or at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home.

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