Kevin L. Van Winkle, age 59 passed away Monday evening October 10, 2011 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. He was a life-long resident of Morgantown. By his side, was his loving wife of 39 years, Susannah and two sons: Matthew & Daniel.
Kevin was bornMay 17, 1952 in Indianapolis to the late Carl H. and Alice M. (Hickman) Van Winkle. He was a 1971 graduate of Indian Creek High School and went on to receive an Associates Degree in HVAC from Lincoln Tech College in 1972. Kevin married Susannah C. Miller on June 16, 1972 at the First Christian Church of Morgantown. She survives.
Other survivors include his two sons: Matthew S. (wife, Jessica) Van Winkle of Franklin & Daniel L. Van Winkle of Columbus and a granddaughter: Alexis. He will be remembered by his four brothers: Bruce (wife, Jean) Van Winkle of Morgantown, Ross L. Van Winkle of Tonopah, NV, Wayne D. (wife, Judy) Van Winkle of Morgantown and Keith E. Van Winkle of Morgantown; and several nieces and nephews.
Kevin retired in 2001, after 18 years as the owner and operator of several Mr. Video and Karma Record Stores. Prior to that, he worked at Roadway Express as a Teamster.
Kevin enjoyed working hard and spending time with his family and his cat "Twinkle Toes". He loved to play his guitar and sing. Kevin also enjoyed playing cards, fishing, shooting pool and watching movies, especially Sci-Fi movies.
The Rev. James Brown will conduct a Celebration of Kevin's life, 2:00 pm Saturday at Meredith -Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends may call from 10 am till time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Kevin the Johnson Co. Humane Society, 3827 N. Graham Rd. Franklin, IN 46131 or the National Audubon Society, 225 Varick Street New York, NY 10014.