July 9, 1926 - January 4, 2021
Clarence Kinney of Glen Mills, PA passed away at Paoli Hospital on Monday January 4, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Geraldine Kinney, his sons Larry Kinney (Lisa Jones) and Troy Kinney (Zoe Kinney), grandsons: Matthew Kinney, Weston Kinney, and Micha Kinney, and granddaughter Lena Kinney. Clarence was born to Robert Kinney and Eliza Brown Jordan in Standard, Pennsylvania. His step- mother was Lena Kinney. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and graduated from West Virginia State College University with a BS in Business Administration. Clarence held a long career in Financial Administration working for the US Postal Service, City of Philadelphia, Commonwealth of PA Department of Justice and Comptroller Bursar for Lincoln University. Clarence was initiated into the Alpha Theta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. at West Virginia State College University in April 1949. He was an active member of Nu Sigma Chapter in Philadelphia. He held the Offices of President, Vice-President, Corresponding Secretary, and Financial Secretary over the years. He was a Graduate Advisor for Mu Chapter at Lincoln University from 1969-1990. He became a Life member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity in 1974. Clarence received numerous awards and honors, including: The Man of the Year Award for the Nu Sigma Chapter in 1979, Easter Region Prominent Brother Service Citation in 2002, the Dr. Raymond Bounds Award, Certification of Appreciation from Lincoln University, Conclave Citation Longevity of Service for 50 years, National President Memorial Collegiate Leadership Development, and the Certificate of Distinction from the Chapel of Four Chaplains. Clarence volunteered his time with the Boy Scouts of America, Tick-Tock Early Learning Center, and Mount Pleasant Nursery and Kindergarten. He was active in the West Virginia State University Alumni Association. Clarence enjoyed spending time with his family and looked forward to attending Fraternity gatherings and the annual Brown McNair Family Reunions. He greatly enjoyed meeting and conversing with family, friends, and fellow Fraternity Brothers. Celebration of Life Memorial service will be for immediate family members only (due to Covid 19). In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his memory to the West Virginia State College University Alumni Association at: connect.wvstateeu.edu/memorial-gifts.
Clarence Kinney of Glen Mills, PA passed away at Paoli Hospital on Monday January 4, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Geraldine Kinney, his sons Larry Kinney (Lisa Jones) and Troy Kinney (Zoe Kinney), grandsons: Matthew Kinney,... View Obituary & Service Information
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