Alan Kinney

Obituary of Alan L. Kinney

NOTE CELEBRATION OF LIFE INFORMATION UPDATED Wayland – Alan L. Kinney, 65 years of age, passed away Monday November 23, 2020. Alan was born April 25, 1955 in Dansville the son of Charles and Elsie (McCollister) Kinney. He grew up in Wayland, attended Wayland Central School and has remained a life resident of the area. His employment spanned a couple of different areas throughout his life. He was a mainstay at Smitty’s Pop-n-Hops for many years. He was always there to greet you and help. Alan also worked as direct support staff at the Wayland ARC Residence for many years. He loved the residents and thought of them as family. His hobbies were many! He enjoyed music, dancing and playing the drums. It has been said he played the meanest dash board drums! Alan enjoyed riding his new motorcycle, his bicycle and was always seen walking around the village. Back in the day, he was a member of the locally famed “Pack Rats” and dubiously named “Al Capone.” Alan’s love though was his family; his wife Judy, son Jared and two girls Kayla and Jenna and all of his siblings. Alan was compassionate, warm hearted, quirky, funny, and opinionated. He had the kindest soul, loved all and never judged. The best dad his kids could ask for; simply put- a wonderful man! Alan had a heart of gold and his capacity for acceptance and love for others was immeasurable. He was cherished and will be missed by all his family and friends. Alan was pre-deceased by his parents, Charles and Elsie Kinney; his son Jared and his sister Jeanne King. He is survived by his wife, Judy Kinney of Wayland; his beloved daughters, Kayla “KayKay LaLa” Kinney of Wayland and Jenna “Jenna Babe” (Shawn) Towner of Cohocton; his grand dogs, Stewie and Nova; his siblings, Michael (Marilyn) Kinney of Geneseo, Janice (Dieter) Rellier of MO, Marlene “Marnie" Moomaw of Fairport, his sister Anne ( Lee) Rockers of KS which she had the distinct privilege of being Alan’s twin; Kevin (Kathy) Kinney of OR, Ron (Becky) Kinney of FL and Dennis (Lisa) Kinney of Rochester; along with many many nieces, nephews and extended family all over the country. A celebration of life for Alan will be Saturday August 28, 2021 from 2-5pm at the Wayland American Legion. Contributions in memory of Alan may be made to Compeer of Rochester, 259 Monroe Ave., Rochester, NY 14607. Their mission “Through the power of supportive friendships, Compeer serves as a bridge to enhanced wellness and community integration for those with social and emotional barriers.”

Celebration of Life

Saturday August 28, 2021 ~ 2-5pm ~ Wayland American Legion
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