WASHINGTON — Charles D. Kinney, 96, passed away at his home on Sept. 27, 2022.

Born April 30, 1926, to Wilhelmina (McDougal) and James Kinney. Charles married the love of his life, Barbara, on June 21, 1949. Reverend Charles and Mrs. Kinney served at Methodist Churches throughout the state of Maine.

Reverend Kinney was predeceased by his parents and foster parents, his wife Barbara (Allen) Kinney and his brothers and sisters.

Reverend Kinney is survived by his children Wanda Sainio and husband Gary, Russell Kinney and wife, Denise, Michael Kinney and Douglas Kinney; his grandchildren Garth Sainio and wife, Caitlin, Tara Miller and husband, Jason, Sasha Morelli and husband, Anthony, Brent Kinney and wife, Shawnee, Stephanie Kinney and fiancé, Jeremy Fortin; and 11 great-grandchildren.

In accordance with his wishes, there will not be a funeral service. There will be a private family burial at a later date.

Those who wish to honor Rev. Charles Kinney’s memory may make a donation in his memory to the Pope Memorial Humane Society or to an organization close to their heart.