The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 22, 2014

Kevin Neil Artinger

PEA RIDGE, Ark. — Kevin Neil Artinger, age 54, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at his home in Pea Ridge, Ark.

He was was born Oct. 27, 1959, in Joplin, Mo., to Ray and Rayma Artinger. Kevin graduated from Galena High School, Galena, Kan., in 1977. He served in the U.S. Army before being disabled while on active duty and receiving a honorable discharge. Kevin enjoyed all outdoor activities, especially hunting and fishing.

Kevin is survived by his companion, Connie Townsend, of the home; a son, Bradley; three brothers, Dennis and wife, Debby and Steve and wife, Kim, of Galena, and Terry and wife, Janet, of Joplin. Kevin is also survived by six nephews and three nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Rayma Artinger; and a half-brother, Don Danel.

The body has been taken for cremation and will be buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Galena, alongside his mother and father.

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