Thomas Alvin ‘Catfish’ Kinser

Published 3:58 pm Monday, August 27, 2018

Thomas Alvin “Catfish” Kinser, 73, of Mocksville, died on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at his residence.

He was born Aug. 25, 1944 in Talking Rock, Ga. to the late Herbert Kinser and Mae Bean Kinser. He retired from Ingersoll Rand where he worked as a carpenter for more than 40 years. He enjoyed working on cars and fishing.

He was also preceded in death by brother, Ronald Kinser.

Survivors: his wife of 50 years, Brenda Kinser; sons, Anthony Kinser (Joy) of Mocksville and Paul Kinser (Kathy Mullen) of Cooleemee; sisters, Cathy Taylor (Howard) of Mocksville and Marylou Whitehead of Lexington; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild and one due in September.

There will be a graveside service at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31 at Liberty AME Zion Church, 271 Gladstone Rd. Mocksville.

Memorials: Hospice/Palliative CareCenter Mocksville/Davie, 377 Hospital St. #103, Mocksville.