James “Jim” Wilson Kinsey, age 88, a long time resident of Almont passed away Sunday, May 22, 2022 at home with his family at his side. He was born November 8, 1933, the son of Robert Otis and Edith Ione (Graves) Kinsey in Detroit. Jim worked as a general contractor at Morefield Construction performing residential and commercial building, retiring after 50 years. He retired from the Almont Department of Public Works after 10 years. Jim married the love of his life, Minnie “Sue” Morefield July 21, 1951 in Dubuque, IA.
Jim is survived by his beloved children, Donna Mong of Largo, FL, Diana (Buckley) Kinsey-Steele of Livonia, MI, Susan (Mike) Herberholz of Panama City Beach, FL and one son, Douglas (Amy) Kinsey of Franklin, TN. He is also survived by 13 beloved grandchildren; 20 beloved great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; two sisters, Linda France of Warren and Dorothy Drew of Clinton Twp.; and his brother, David Deans of Lowell, MI.
He was preceded in death by his wife Minnie “Sue” Kinsey.
Burial will be made Friday, May 27, 2022 at 12 noon (please arrive by 11:45 a.m.) at Ferguson Cemetery, 4471 Kidder Rd., Almont, MI 48003.
Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of Michigan. Share a story or photos on Jim’s Memory Page at www.muirfh.com
Arrangements entrusted to Muir Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, 2650 S. Van Dyke Rd., Imlay City, MI 48444.