Mr. H. Darrell Kinsey, Sr., 71

H. Darrell Kinsey, Sr., age 71, of Athens, Georgia passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019.


Mr. Kinsey was born on Monday, July 5, 1948 in Atlanta to the late Howard and Annette Kinsey of Monroe, Georgia. He served as a Minister of Music for fifty years in several Georgia churches and sang with the Atlanta Symphony Chorus under Maestro Robert Shaw. He taught history at his high school alma mater, Monroe High School, where he was a member of the baseball team and graduated as a member of the class of 1966. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia, class of 1970, with a degree in piano performance and a member of the Music Fraternity, Phi Mu Alpha. He also earned a Master’s Degree in history education from the University of Georgia.


Mr. Kinsey is survived by his loving wife, Randell Clinkscales Kinsey; his son and daughter-in-law, Darrell, Jr. and Anna Kinsey of Watkinsville, Georgia; daughter , Dr. Vans Randell Kinsey, of Glynn County Georgia; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Maylon, Jr. and Kim Clinkscales of Panama City, Florida; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Milton and Andrea Clinkscales, of Commerce, Georgia; niece and nephew, Kaylon and Trey Clinkscales; grandsons, Benjamin and Reese Kinsey.


The family will hold a private service at a later time.


Memorial Park Funeral Home Braselton Chapel, 5257 Green Street Hwy 53, Braselton, GA 30517 is in charge of arrangements.

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Sarah Williams 2019-07-11 12:43:26
Darrell and I worked at MACHS together for many years. He was a fine Christian man, was always willing to help our students and had the heart of a servant. I loved his humor and his great laugh. God has a good and faithful servant by his side. Rest in peace friend.
George Launius 2019-07-11 16:00:34
Fond memories of my Crestview Dr neighbor who loves music and ball. RIP my friend
Charles Parker 2019-10-17 21:10:18
Darrell and I lived next door to each other for a couple of years at the Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville in the early 70's. One could not ask for a better friend. A unique man indeed. Much missed.
Susannah White 2020-04-15 01:34:31
I have loved Randell as a sister since we first met when I was a senior in high school. She and Darrell were a perfect match- such love for each other, family, and music. Their precious children have been my godchildren. My heart aches for this family. I love you all, and pray for you daily. Love, Susannah
Randell Kinsey 2020-07-05 19:07:17
We love you and miss you so very much ❤️
Your Family 2020-07-08 08:05:23
In Loving Memory 🌹
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