The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 28, 2013

Robert J. Kinney


Star Beacon

GENEVA — Robert J. “Coon” Kinney, age 63, died late Saturday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2013, at his home in Geneva, Ohio.

Born July 6, 1949, in Perry, Ohio, he lived in Northeast Ohio.

He was the proud local business owner of Cherrie’s Coon Dogs.

Above all else, he enjoyed time spent with family and friends. Coon was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles #2243, as well as, the VFW Post #6846, where he played Santa for many years.

He is survived by his lifelong love, Cherrie (Smith) Kinney of Geneva; son, Bobby Kinney of Geneva; daughter-in-law, Sara Cassidy of Geneva; sisters, Rosemary Kinney of Madison and Sharon Kinney of Canfield; along with many nieces and nephews, whom all he adored.

He was preceded in death by his father, John “Jack” and mother, Effie “Toots” Kinney; and brothers, John and Joseph Kinney. He will be greatly missed and forever remembered by all.

Friends will be received Thursday, Jan. 31st, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway in Geneva.

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1st, at the Funeral Home.

Obituary and condolences at www.behmfuneral.com and starbeacon.com