The family of Jackson County Mayor James R. Kinnaird Jr. announced the passing of their father on March 15. Kinnaird died on his 66th birthday. At the time, he was at his home surrounded by his family in the Dodson Branch Community, where he had been battling an extended illness with cancer.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Peggy Kinnaird and a brother-in-law, Dale Flatt. Survivors include two sons, JR James (Sarah) Kinnaird III and Ross (Sara) Kinnaird; one daughter, Rebecca Kinnaird; two grandchildren, Tyler Kinnaird and Shayla Kinnaird; father, James Kinnaird; three brothers, Ronnie Kinnaird, Randy Kinnaird and Dennis Kinnaird; one sister, Debbie Flatt.
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