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Loyd Ray Kinkead

December 9, 1942 — March 8, 2024

Loyd Ray Kinkead

Loyd Ray Kinkead, age 81, of Vienna, passed away Friday, March 8, 2024, at the Phelps County Regional Hospital. 


Loyd was born December 9, 1942, in Belle, a son to the late Loyd and Imogene (Ridenhour) Kinkead.  


He was a 1960 graduate of Belle High School. Loyd was baptized at the Cooper Hill Church when he was young. 


On October 22, 1993, he was united in marriage to Jovita Karch. Jovita survives of their home in Vienna. 


Loyd was an over the road truck driver for Conoco before retiring after over 40 years of employment. 


Loyd enjoyed woodworking, going to car shows, and working on his 52 Chevy when he was younger. He loved anything western. John Wayne movies, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, and even owned all the Louis L’Amour books which he read cover to cover. Loyd was a bit onery with a great sense of humor. He loved children and was a loving, kind, caring man and if he picked on you, it meant he liked you. Loyd will be missed by his family and anyone who knew and loved him. 


In addition to his wife of 31 years, Loyd is survived by: one son, Jeff Kinkead and his wife April of Fairview, IL; two step-sons, William Lemons and his wife Yvonne of Plant City FL, and Jeff Lemons and his wife Heather of Mt. Vernon, IL; four grandchildren, Brett Kinkead and his wife Jessica, Presley and her husband Blake, Jacob Lemons, and Kaylee Lemons; five great-grandchildren, Laila, Abbey, Kooper, Luke, and Laney; and two brothers, Gary Kinkead and his wife Sharron of Belle, and Duane Kinkead of Alvin, Tx as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. 


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Donald, Fredrick, and Dennis Kinkead. 


In keeping with Loyds wishes, no services are planned. 


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