Donald R Kinkade, 76, was born in St Louis MO on 4/26/46 and died at his home in Oklahoma City OK.
Don proudly served in the USMC and attended St Louis University. Most of his life he worked as a Respiratory Therapist or Director of Respiratory Health. His work took him all around the country including Chicago, IL, Cleveland, OH, Austin, TX and from New York to California. Up until his passing he drove a bus in OKC to keep himself busy, his current workplace is Metro Technology Centers. Don was a great lover of animals, children & veterans and frequently volunteered his time to assist those in need. He always had a joke at the ready and treats in his car for any dogs he might meet. Always helpful, friendly, funny and kind, he will be missed by many.
He was preceded in Death by his parents Roy and Marie(Kofron) Kinkade, a sister, Kathleen Peterson, and his granddaughter, Kelsey J Santos. He is survived by his daughters, Laura Santos and Mary Gutsche, grandson, Gage Burnell, great grandson, Kade Cook. Sisters: Linda Lang, Vicki Kinkade, Carol Ventimiglia, Debbie Kinkade, and Sandra Woods, Brothers: Bob Kinkade, Mike Kinkade, Brad Kinkade, Kenny Kinkade, and Richard Kinkade, many nieces and nephews.