Landon Johnathan Kinney, 40, of Wilmington, NC, died on January 1, 2021 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a medical illness. Landon was born in Jacksonville, NC, on February 14, 1980. He was the son of Norman Kinney and Christyne Kinney Hines and resided in Burgaw, NC He graduated from New Hanover High School in Wilmington, NC.
Landon was a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, having served two tours with the U.S. Army.
He was a parishioner of Closer Walk United Methodist Church.
Besides his mother, Landon is survived by a daughter, Lauren Leigh Kinney; son, Landon Griffin Kinney; mother of his children, Lisa Kinney; three sisters: Consuela Seals (Neal Jr.), Kanesha Grant (Jeff) and Sonya Kinney; uncles: Lee Hines (Dexter); aunt, Caroline Hines; two nieces: Priscilla Ruby Seals and Emma Parker Kinney; and three nephews: Tyler Jordan Grant, Luke Riley Grant, and Norman Kinney Daughtry; as well as, his companion, Jennifer Mintz.
He was predeceased by his father, Norman Kinney, two uncles: Thurston Hines and Landon Hines; and two grandmothers Lula Bonnie Hines and Charlotte Kinney.
Family will receive family and friends for a Meet N’ Greet Thursday, January 7, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM with a Celebration of Life Service beginning at 6:00 PM at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. An inurnment will take place the next day, Friday, January 8, 2021 at South Carolina Florence Cemetery, 10:00 AM, with Military Honors.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Wilmington Funeral Chapel – 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington NC 28403 910.791.9099.