McCOOK, Nebraska -- Robert George KinKaid, 64, passed away Oct. 6, 2010, at his residence in McCook.
He was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on May 8, 1946, to Eugene and Ethel (Upton) KinKaid. He graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School in 1964 and earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1968.
Bob was a diamond tool engineer and had several of the tools that he made patented.
He was a Big Red Fan. Bob enjoyed cleaning and working in his yard and garden, which he kept very meticulous. He loved to have breakfast at Oz-Tex Bakery. Bob always wanted to eat dessert first. He was a proud grandfather of seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and infant son, Nick; and brother, Richard.
He is survived by his children, Robert KinKaid Jr. and wife, Andrea of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Shelli Behm and husband, Randy of Colorado Springs, Kelly KinKaid of McCook; grandchildren, Aspen KinKaid, Dalton Behm, Turner KinKaid, Johnathan Behm, Garrett Behm, Brodie Behm, Cale Behm, all of Colorado Springs; sister-in-law, Angela KinKaid of Omaha, Nebraska; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be given in his name to the Ed Thomas YMCA, 901 East E St, McCook, NE 69001.
Memorial services are Saturday, 11:30 a.m., at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE 68512. Inurnment will be in the Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may sign his book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.