‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before William's visitation.

William Tisdale Kinney

William T. (Bill) Kinney age 83 of Horse Cave passed away at 10 a.m. Friday July 23, 2010 at his home. He was a Barren County native, retired store clerk for Branstetter Hardware after 28 years, a Farmer and member of the Bearwallow Masonic Lodge # 231 F. & A.M. He was also a member since 1961 of the Horse Cave Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Palmer Kinney & Elizabeth Wilson Tisdale Kinney, 1 brother, Edward (Doc) Kinney & by 2 sisters, Mattie Bell Kinney & Bernice Kinney.

Survived by

He is survived by:

His Wife: Vilma Jean Kinney of Horse Cave

Two Sons:

Terry Whitmer & wife Marlene of Horse Cave

Mike Whitmer & wife Sandy of Horse Cave

Three Grandchildren:

Charles Whitmer & wife Brittany of Buffalo KY

Sarah Whitmer & Josh Whitmer, both of Horse Cave

One Great-Granddaughter: Katie Whitmer of Buffalo

Two Sisters: Maxine Wilson & Ruth Crowe both of Tampa FL

Three Nieces: Nan Kelly Wilson, Julia Anne Bottomley & Husband John & Sue Ellen Carpenter & Husband Larry all of Florida.

One Great-Niece: Cassandra Carlson of Florida.


Visitation at Winn Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. until funeral time on Monday.

Funeral Service

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday July 26, 2010 in the Chapel of Winn Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery. Military services will be conducted at the graveside by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Masonic Rites will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday night at the funeral chapel.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William Kinney, please visit our flower store.


My condolences, I'm praying for you and your family.

Ray Green Jul 26 2010 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and Prayers.
Bryan,Tonya & Marley Reese Redford

Tonya Jul 26 2010 12:00 AM

Even though I only know you from the Mammoth Cave Area site, I feel I do know you and Bill. I want to let you know that we are praying for you. I am sure you have a wealth of friends there to hold you up. God's richest blessings to you!

Mike Hill Jul 24 2010 12:00 AM

So sorry to learn of the passing of your husband. You are in our thoughts and prayers, during this difficult time. Our deepest condolences.

Rev. & Mrs. Jeffery N. Lindsey Jul 24 2010 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. Bro. Kinney was a fine man and Mason, and now his work on earth is done.

Darrell G. Waddell Jul 24 2010 12:00 AM

Our hearts are saddened to hear this news, Vilma. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. If you need anything, please call us. We both love you!! Hugs and much love from both of us.

Karen and Wayne

Karen and Wayne Phillips Jul 23 2010 12:00 AM

My condolences to the family. Velma so sorry to get this news. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Adeline Bush Chappell Jul 23 2010 12:00 AM