ATLANTA – Jeffrey G. Kindred, 54, of Atlanta, passed away at 8:25 p.m. Friday (April 7, 2017) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
His funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Atlanta Christian Church. Maurice Stribling will officiate. Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. Per Jeff's request, cremation rites will be accorded following the service.
Jeffrey Gordon Kindred was born Dec. 30, 1962, in Lincoln, the son of Gordon and Jean Harris Kindred.
Jeff is survived by his parents; his siblings, Gayle (Dave) Klug, Karen (John) Sherman, Denis (Sherri) Kindred, and Marsha (John) Mammen; his nieces and nephews, Elisha (Dustin) Harksen, Janna Shaw, Jordan Sherman, Kari (William) Hutchison, Ashlee Mammen, Cole Kindred, Wyatt Mammen, and Caden Kindred; great-nieces and great-nephews, Maddux, Billy, Mylah, Kennedy, Isaac, Avrey, and Angus; three aunts; and his church family.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Jeff was a member of Atlanta Christian Church, where he was very active with music and worship leadership. He was a member of Atlanta Community Band since 1992. He lived and worked in New Zealand as a youth minister for two years.
Jeff graduated from Olympia High School in 1981 and Lincoln Christian College and Seminary in 1987. He sang at many weddings and played taps for many veterans' funerals.
Memorials may be made to Atlanta Christian Church, or Atlanta Rescue Squad and First Responders.
Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home, Atlanta.