Harold R. Kinney, 81, of Central Point, Ore. passed away on December 30, 2012. He was born in Leaforce, Texas on March 14, 1931. He married Irene Cummings Kinney on March 20, 1955. She preceded him in death on January 25, 1987.

Survivors include his two children, Pam Bock and Russell Kinney; two grandchildren, Samantha Wilkins and Andy Wilkins; four brothers, Richard Kinney, Jerry Kinney, Ben Kinney and Frank Kinney. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jack Kinney, R.C. Kinney, and sister, Jeannene Kaufman.

Harold was a veteran and served in the Army in 1951. He had a passion for aviation and was a private pilot for over 20 years. He also belonged to the Experimental Pilots Association. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 178 and Fraternal Order of Eagles. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his brothers, grandson, and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on January 19, 2013 at 11am at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2000 Table Rock Road, Medford. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Southern Oregon Humane Society.