William R. Kinsey II, 47 years old, a resident of Atchison, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019.

A Celebration of Life will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019, in the west parking lot of St. Benedict Catholic School, which is named after his daughter, Alli.

A lunch will follow in the school commons. The Arensberg-Pruett Funeral Home has been entrusted with final care.

Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.arensbergpruett.com.

William was born Nov. 5, 1971, in Sanford, Florida the son of William R. Kinsey and Betty R. (Talley) Kinsey.

He attended Georgia Military College. During his career in the military he earned several degrees, later in life earning his Doctorate in Aeronautical Engineering.

He and the former Susan E. Hegarty were united in marriage on Dec. 10, 2016.

Kinsey served in the United States Navy from Nov. 7, 1990, until his honorable discharge on July 14, 1999. He loved what he did in the military and was very proud of his service to his country. After exiting the service he owned and operated KTSI, an Engineering Firm providing services to our nations Defense Department.

He truly loved his children and the time he was able to spend with them. There was no hobby that he would not try; and if he decided to try something there was no doubt he would soon master that.

Left to cherish his memory include: his wife, Susan Kinsey, Atchison; two sons, William Marshall Kinsey, Greenville, South Carolina, Sean Fisher Kinsey, Sarasota, Florida; his mother, Betty R. Miller; a brother, Johnny Waycaster; sisters, Joan Clute and Rita Arnold.

He was preceded in death by: his father, William R. Kinsey; and his daughter, Aleigha K. Kinsey. As published in the Atchison Globe.

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