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Harvey Kinsey

October 29, 2021

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Harvey  Kinsey, 79, of Halfway, Oregon died peacefully with his daughter by his side on October 29, 2021 at the Veteran's Hospital in Boise, Idaho. 

Harvey was born on September 24, 1942, to Edward and Nita (Caterson) Kinsey in Halfway, Oregon.  He was raised in Halfway, and graduated from Pine Eagle High School in 1961. In l962 Harvey enlisted in the United States Navy and received an honorable discharge in 1966. He worked in Eastern Oregon as a feller buncher operator for over 30 years.

Harvey was one of a kind, a friend to all and a simple man who enjoyed hunting in the fall, fishing, trips to the coast to catch Tuna, being outdoors, and solving the world’s problems with his buddies under the “Northern Lights”. His door was always open. He kept a bowl of candy stocked on the table and the neighborhood kids would stop by to say “Hi Uncle Harvey” and pick their “three” pieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers LeRoy, Marvin and Linden.

Harvey is survived by his daughters Carolyn De Ford, Christina Kinsey,  Pamela Kinsey, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

For those who would like to make a memorial donation in memory of Harvey may do so to the Halfway VFW Post #7847 through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834.  Online condolences may be shared at


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