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Kinslow, Roy H.

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June 7, 1925 - August 20, 2020

Kinslow, Roy H.

Roy Hayden Kinslow, Phd, P.E., passed into heavenly rest on August 20, 2020. He was born in Dallas to A.V. Kinslow, Sr. and Nannie Ray Kinslow. He was a 1942 graduate of Sunset High School. He earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering at Texas A & M University and M.S. and PhD degrees at UT-Dallas. He was a high-speed Morse code radio operator in the U.S. Army Air Corps in New Guinea during World War II. He said he served without distinction but with great pride. He was a respected safety engineer and in 2007 he was recognized by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers for his 50 years of service as a registered engineer. He attended First Baptist Church of Farmers Branch and was a member of Oak Cliff Masonic Lodge 705,  In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his loving wife Melessilee Brookshire Kinslow, brothers Kenneth, A.V., and Jon, and sons Kerry and Stephen. He is survived by children Dean, Jeff, Suzette, Melissa, Susan, and Paul, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A memorial service and interment will be held at the DFW National Cemetery on Wednesday, September 2, at 1:15 pm. Memorial donations can be made to the American Society of Safety Engineers Southwest Chapter – Roy Kinslow Scholarship Fund. 

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Andrea Jennings

August 30, 2020 8:58PM

I spent some of my best teen years living by the Kinslow family and always had much respect for Roy. He was always kind and willing to share stories and expertise on anything I asked him about. Prayers for the family I grew up with Dean, Jeff and Suzette as you struggle to deal with your loss.


Keith Bradshaw

August 29, 2020 10:00PM

Roy was a friend and mentor when i was young...later he was a good friend


Dennis Donegan

August 27, 2020 12:43PM

It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye to my friend of 50 years.


Kay Kinslow Armstrong

August 27, 2020 11:57AM

God bless you all. Uncle Roy was such a good man. Love & prayers to all.


Chuck Hodge

August 26, 2020 6:34PM

Roy was a member of the Happy Warriors and Roll Call in Dallas Fort Worth. He was simply a great guy who made the Sunset luncheons fun and relaxing. He never seemed to get enough education of all subjects. He never quit learning. A wonderful man. I will miss him. I will miss him a lot . Chuck Hodge