Covell Funeral Home

312 Pine Street, Elk Rapids, MI


Alan Matthew Kinney

12 September, 195024 November, 2019

Alan “Al” Matthew Kinney, 69, passed away peacefully at home, with his loving wife by his side Sunday morning Nov. 24th. Alan was born on Sept. 12, 1950 to Alton C. and Charlotte G. Kinney in Flint, MI. He worked for Teamsters local in Flint for 18 ½ years, retiring in 1987. In his earlier years he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with friends and family. He also loved to ride his motorcycle and travel with his wife. Alan is survived by his wife of 37 years Diane, children; Lisa Oslin (Lawrence), Michelle Hawkins (Scott), Tiffany Zayas (Daniel), Shawn Kinney, and Eve Ames (Jeff). He is also survived by his grandchildren; Dillon Oslin, Morgan and Avery Hawkins, Olivia Claxton, Jayden Kinney and siblings Kathy McMillan, Chris Pillman, Mark (Patricia) Kinney, Jeff Kinney, Mary (Chuck) Erickson and Amy Bembeneck, and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by both of his parents. Visitation will be held at the Covell Funeral Home, 312 Pine St. Elk Rapids, MI. on Wednesday, Nov. 27th from 11-2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00p.m., Pastor Kim Hough officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Elk Rapids. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions appreciated to the St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.


  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


  • Visitation Wednesday, 27 November , 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, 27 November , 2019
  • Burial Wednesday, 27 November , 2019


Alan Matthew Kinney

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