LEROY KENNETH KINTNER
May 20, 1931 ~ March 15, 2015
"Leroy was devoted to his family and friends.
His love was unconditional."
Leroy Kenneth Kintner, 83, of Vancouver, WA, went home to the Lord on Sun., March 15th, 2015. He was born May 20th, 1931 in Montrose, CO, son of Richard and Edith Kintner. Leroy graduated from high school in Aberdeen, WA where he met his loving wife Iris.
He served in the Navy from 1949 to 1952.
Leroy contracted polio in l955. He moved his family to Vancouver for rehabilitation and to attend Clark College.
Leroy was a cartographer for the U.S. Forest Service.
He enjoyed many hobbies such as hunting, fishing, boating, woodworking, and leather craft. Leroy was a sports enthusiast. He loved bull riding, golf, basketball, baseball and football (Go Mariners and Seahawks!). Leroy had tremendous patience and strength
to deal with adversities throughout his life.
He will be missed but always close to our heart.
Leroy is survived by Iris, his wife of 64 years; daughters, Bev Carmichael (Larry) and Pam Staples (Kevin); son, Mike Kintner (Susan); cherished grandchildren, Jeremy Carmichael, Sarah MacDonald, Scott, Todd and Jeffrey Staples, Crystal and Jordan Stark; sixteen much loved great-grandchildren; sister, Bonnie Scogin (Cliff); and so many wonderful nieces and nephews.
There will be a Celebration of Life on Sat., March 28th at 3:00 p.m. at First Evangelical Church, 4120 N.E. St. Johns Road, Vancouver WA.
In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits