Staff

Our dedicated staff members are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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Jerry W. Kinley Owner, Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer in the State of Ohio

Jerry W. Kinley, husband and father of three children, is a licensed funeral director, embalmer, and certified funeral service practitioner within the State of Ohio with ten years of professional experience. Mr. Kinley has an Associate of Arts degree from Clark State Community College (2007) in Springfield, OH, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mortuary Science (2008) from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He is also a graduate of the Cincinnati School of Barbering & Hair Design and maintains a license to barber in the State of Ohio. Prior to establishing Kinley Funeral Home, he worked tirelessly for twelve years to establish a successful business named Distinguished Cuts Barber Shop in Cincinnati, OH.

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Benny Cox Notary, Licensed Funeral Director in the State of Ohio

Benny R. Cox, father of two children and one grandson, is a licensed Funeral Director, Certified Crematory Operator, Notary, holds a State of Ohio Insurance License, and a member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University (1984) and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. An ordained Deacon, Mr. Cox also served as President of the Urbana, Ohio Rotary Club and Champaign County Ohio Arts Council.

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Jerome Cosby Funeral Service Assistant

Jerome "Jerry" Cosby, father of two children and four grandchildren, is a graduate of Springfield South High School. Retired from General Motors, Jerry enjoys fishing and assisting families during their time of need.

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Titus Perkins Funeral Service Assistant

Titus Perkins, father of two, graduated from Life Skills in Springfield, Ohio. He is a musician and vocalist with a focus on God Ministries International.

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Daelaun M. Bibbs Administrative Assistant

Daelaun M. Bibbs graduated from Springfield South High School, attended JVS for Nursing Assistant, and Clark State Community College where she received her Phlebotomists Certification. Daelaun has been a nursing assistant for 11 years. She loves to spend time with her four beautiful children and two grandchildren. Daelaun has a passion for caring for others and looks forward to becoming a funeral director in the future.

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Carla Kinley-Davis Business Analyst & Managing Partner

Carla Kinley-Davis became a resident of Springfield, Ohio in 1993, when she married her husband of 26 years. She is a graduate of Clark State Community College (2001), Wilberforce University (2008) and studied biotechnology at the University of Maryland University College. Mrs. Davis is a Business Intelligence Developer focused on data analysis and visualization, experience obtained over a period of twenty years while working as a contractor at Wright Patterson AFB and IBM. She is also co-owner and managing partner of Kinley Funeral Home.

Jerry W. Kinley

Owner, Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer in the State of Ohio
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Jerry W. Kinley, husband and father of three children, is a licensed funeral director, embalmer, and certified funeral service practitioner within the State of Ohio with ten years of professional experience. Mr. Kinley has an Associate of Arts degree from Clark State Community College (2007) in Springfield, OH, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mortuary Science (2008) from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He is also a graduate of the Cincinnati School of Barbering & Hair Design and maintains a license to barber in the State of Ohio. Prior to establishing Kinley Funeral Home, he worked tirelessly for twelve years to establish a successful business named Distinguished Cuts Barber Shop in Cincinnati, OH.

Benny Cox

Notary, Licensed Funeral Director in the State of Ohio
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Benny R. Cox, father of two children and one grandson, is a licensed Funeral Director, Certified Crematory Operator, Notary, holds a State of Ohio Insurance License, and a member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University (1984) and is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. An ordained Deacon, Mr. Cox also served as President of the Urbana, Ohio Rotary Club and Champaign County Ohio Arts Council.

Jerome Cosby

Funeral Service Assistant
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Jerome "Jerry" Cosby, father of two children and four grandchildren, is a graduate of Springfield South High School. Retired from General Motors, Jerry enjoys fishing and assisting families during their time of need.

Titus Perkins

Funeral Service Assistant
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Titus Perkins, father of two, graduated from Life Skills in Springfield, Ohio. He is a musician and vocalist with a focus on God Ministries International.

Daelaun M. Bibbs

Administrative Assistant
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Daelaun M. Bibbs graduated from Springfield South High School, attended JVS for Nursing Assistant, and Clark State Community College where she received her Phlebotomists Certification. Daelaun has been a nursing assistant for 11 years. She loves to spend time with her four beautiful children and two grandchildren. Daelaun has a passion for caring for others and looks forward to becoming a funeral director in the future.

Carla Kinley-Davis

Business Analyst & Managing Partner
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Carla Kinley-Davis became a resident of Springfield, Ohio in 1993, when she married her husband of 26 years. She is a graduate of Clark State Community College (2001), Wilberforce University (2008) and studied biotechnology at the University of Maryland University College. Mrs. Davis is a Business Intelligence Developer focused on data analysis and visualization, experience obtained over a period of twenty years while working as a contractor at Wright Patterson AFB and IBM. She is also co-owner and managing partner of Kinley Funeral Home.