August 15, 1961 ~ June 26, 2021

Born in: Richmond, Indiana
Resided in: Indianapolis, Indiana

James Michael Kinley Sr. 59 of Indianapolis died June 26, 2021, at home in Indianapolis, IN. He was born on Aug. 15th, 1961, in Richmond to Rita and James Kinley, both have preceded him in life.  

He was a Correctional Officer at Pendleton Correctional Facility. He loved to Golf, the Chicago Bears, IU and Coke!!

Survivors include wife Karen Kinley, five kids Joann (Chris), Michael, Tara, Tamra, Joey, one stepdaughter Summer, one sister Monica and nine grandkids. Celebration of Life will be July 10th, 2021, 1 pm,  at Springwood Park (Open Aired Shelter) 64 Waterfall Road, Richmond, IN 47374 Online condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at contributions may be given to American Cancer Society.



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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in James Michael "Mike" Kinley's name.

American Cancer Society


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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Although I never met Mike, we spoke a few times about his mother – my friend Rita. He truly loved his mom and did his best to help her any way he could. My prayers are with Mike’s family. You’ve suffered two deaths so recently. May God bless you with His peace!

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