George E. Kinsel Sr., 77, of Normal, passed away 8:30 a.m. Monday (Jan. 8,2018) at his home.
His funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington. The Rev. Richard Gray will officiate. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the memorial home. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.
He was born June 16,1940, in Humboldt, to Bert W. and Flossie Kirk Kinsel. They preceded him in death. He also was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
George is survived by four children, George Kinsel Jr. of Normal; Kimberly (Derek) Young of Downs; Joy Edwards of Bloomington; Mike (Debbie) Boggs, of Bloomington; six grandchildren: Dakota Young, Harleigh Young, Lily Young, Emily Young, Dwayne Edwards, Allen Edwards; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Vernard (Mary) Kinsel, Taylorville; and three sisters: Rosie Smith, Pekin; Roberta Hentgen, Mattoon; and Juanita Huffman, Eureka, S.D.
George worked in assembly for 15 years at Eureka-Williams in Bloomington and retired in 1978. He was a member of the Eagles Club and the Moose Lodge in Bloomington. He especially enjoyed dancing and country music and also loved solitaire and puzzles. Condolences may be made to www.beckmemorial. com