James Robert Kinler, Jr.



James Robert Kinler, Jr., 27, of Medford, Ore., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, in Medford, Ore. A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 12 p.m. at Rogue Valley Fellowship. Ron Ashpole will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in the trust in his name at Washington Mutual Bank.



James was born on March 25, 1981, in Piqua, Ohio, to parents, Jim and Gale Kinler. In 1996, he moved to Medford. He worked as a cook at Wild River Pizza, and enjoyed hanging out with loved ones and playing poker with his buddies. He was a member of Southern Oregon Boys.



James leaves behind a fiancee, Codi; two sons, Jaxin and Jordin; his parents, Jim and Gale Kinler; sisters, Nicci Bergsing, Sherry McGee and Tricia Kinler-Roush; brothers, Michael Kinler and Chris McGee; niece, Reigyn; and nephews, Kohl, Kurtis, K.C., Joey, Hunter and Sean. He was preceded in death by his friends, Robert Macial and Kelly Beachler.



Arrangements handled by Conger~Morris Funeral Directors, Medford, 772-7111.