Donald R. Kinney, 86

Donald R. Kinney
Donald R. Kinney

Donald R. Kinney, 86 of Fulton, passed away Friday at Oswego Hospital.

Born in Sanford, NY he was a long resident of Fulton. Don was the owner of the Phoenix Pharmacy, retired from the Oswego Hospital Pharmacy and worked in many area pharmacies after retirement.

He was an award winning photographer and enjoyed camping and woodworking.

Don was a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of Phoenix Lion’s Club and founded the Neahtawanta Sam’s Club.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, the former Laura Holland; children, Dona (Michael) Schnaufer, Terry (Kathy) Kinney, Gary (Patricia) Kinney, Michael (Lynn) Kinney, Steven (Maureen) Kinney, Douglas (Maree) Kinney, Laurene Kinney, Jeffrey (Cassie) Kinney; 19 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a niece and a nephew.

Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. A service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Burial will be at Fairdale Rural Cemetery, Hannibal.

Memorial contributions may be made to Benjamin Schnaufer Memorial Fund (to assist children with disabilities) Colorado East Bank and Trust, 1030 Main St., Springfield, CO 81073 or Granby United Methodist Church Woman’s Group, Co. Rt. 3, Fulton, 13069.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. Dear Kinney Family,

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very difficult time.

    With Sympathy,

    Cathy Trowbridge and Family

  2. Dear Laura and Family,

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Don was a great person and wonderful to work with when I was fortunate to meet him when he was the pharmacist at Oswego Hospital. He always had a kind word and a smile.
    May the memories help you through this difficult time.


  3. Our condolences to all the wonderful family members. He was special, and we know how deeply he will be missed. It was a wonderful Life. Don and Joyce

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