Gerald D. "Jerry" Kindred, 57, of Marshall, died Thursday, April 10, 2008, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Ark.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2008, at First United Methodist Church in Marshall, with Rev. Dave Huck officiating. Visitation was held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall, with a Masonic service following at 4 p.m. Burial was in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall, with military rites held graveside. Pallbearers were Rev. Nicholas T. Kindred, Wesley Kindred, Max Kindred, Larry Kindred, Jacob Hopkins and Nathan Hahn. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or Fitzgibbon Cancer Center. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Nov. 7, 1950, in Smithville, he was the son of the late Donald P. Kindred and Ida Ruth Turner Kindred. He was a 1968 graduate of Platte County High School, a 1972 graduate of Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg and a charter member of Delta Chi Fraternity. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. On April 30, 1978, he married Theresa "Terri" Sorensen, who survives of the home. He had lived in Marshall since 1994 and retired in 2006 as postmaster in Slater. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Marshall and enjoyed serving as a lay speaker for various churches. He was also a member of Slater Lions Club and Cambridge Lodge 63 A.F. and A.M. in Slater. He was involved with Boy Scouts of America.
Additional survivors include three sons, Rev. Nicholas T. Kindred and his wife, Jaime, of Maysville, Wesley T. Kindred and his wife, Sarah, of Kearney and Gerald "Max" Kindred of the home; one grandson, Mackinley Kindred; one brother, Larry Kindred of Ferrelview; one sister, Gail Kindred of Platte City; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, one brother, Donald Kindred, preceded him in death.
Additional information provided per family recompense.