Gilbert Cecil Kinder, 87, of Mt. Vernon, Mo., formerly of Bragg City, Mo., died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at his residence.
Born May 21, 1921, in Leachville, Miss., son of the late Emmett and Carrie Penigar Kinder, he was a self-employed truck driver.
Survivors include three daughters, Patsi Bryson, of Willard, Mo., Vickie Bonnett, of Holt Summit, Mo., and Dean Wood, of Mt. Vernon; one son, G.C. Emmett Kinder, of Mt. Vernon; one brother, Lloyd Kinder, of O'Fallon, Mo.; one sister, Evelyn Hawkins, of Cahokia, Ill.; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by first wife, Faye Modglin Kinder; his second wife, Cloreese Grills Kinder; one son, Michael Kinder and one brother, J.W. "Buster" Kinder.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., today, Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mr. Vernon.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Online condolences may emailed to www.fossettmosherfuneralhome.com.