James “Alvin” Kingsolver, 83, of Kirklin, Ind., died on March 23, 2022 at Witham Health Services in Lebanon, Ind. He was born on September 26, 1938 in Frankfort to Floyd and Gladys (Stern) Kingsolver. He married Donna “Kay” Miller on June 10, 1956 in Kirklin and she preceded him in death on December 24, 2019.
Alvin was a 1956 graduate of Kirklin High School. He was a lifelong Clinton County resident and farmer. His memberships included Kirklin Christian Church and Young Farmers Club.
Memorial donations may be made to the Kirklin Christian Church, 302 W. Jefferson St., Kirklin, IN 46050 or Clinton County Cancer Fund, 258 ½ Fourth St., Frankfort, IN 46041.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral Service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2022 at the funeral Home. Tom Holton will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Kirklin, Ind.
Surviving are his Daughter: Jennifer Kingsolver of Kirklin; 2 Sons: Rick (Cindy) Kingsolver of rural Frankfort and Randy (Melanie) Kingsolver of rural Kirklin; 2 Grandchildren: Megan (Ken) Borror of San Antonio, TX and Chad (Whitney) Kingsolver of St. Louis, MO; Great-Granddaughter: Hannah Borror.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, siblings: Phyllis Short, Ruth Ellen Hunter, and Robert Kingsolver, and step-mother: Grace (Johnson) Kingsolver.