CONNEAUT — Alan Richard Kinnear, age 47, of Conneaut, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Akron General Hospital in Akron, Ohio.
Alan was born Jan. 17, 1967, in Conneaut, Ohio, the son of Donald and Carolyn Getz Kinnear. He was a 1985 graduate of Conneaut High and also received his Associate Degree in Wildlife Operations from Hocking Tech.
Alan was a former manager at Big Lots and at the All For One Store in the Ashtabula Mall.
Alan was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and enjoyed hunting, camping and fishing. Alan was known as an excellent fisherman and for always finishing his wife Tammi’s sentences. He was well known for his “steelhead abilities” in the Conneaut Creek and was often called to guide and give advice to the whereabouts of those steelhead Trout.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Carolyn Kinnear.
Alan is survived by his wife, Tammi Jury Kinnear whom he married March 18, 2006; six children, Rebecca and DeAndrea Thrasher of Brunswick, and Kelly, Amanda, Hannah and Adam Kinnear, all of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; step-son, Steven Richards; step-daughter, Katie Richards; two brothers, Kevin and Katherine Kinnear of Conneaut and Dale and Sharon Kinnear of North Canton; grandchildren, D.J. and Paris Thrasher; nieces and nephews, Timothy, Sarah and Emily; along with his best friend, Scott Parker.
Calling Hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 3rd, at RAISIAN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 581 Harbor St., Conneaut.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family to help with funeral expenses. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Obituary and condolences at www.raisianfuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com.