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Christopher Mathew Kinate

August 27, 1959 — March 9, 2024

Christopher Mathew Kinate, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, cherished friend, and dedicated professional, passed away on March 9, 2024. He leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, and a life well-lived.

Born on August 27, 1959, in Kansas City, Missouri, Chris's journey was marked by a deep sense of compassion and an unwavering commitment to others. His passion for business led him to work for Mid-Am Building Supply for over two decades, where his expertise and leadership shone brightly.

A man of many talents and passions, Chris embarked on numerous adventures alongside his wife of 44 years. Creating countless memories with friends along the way from Georgia, North Carolina, and Chicago their bond only grew stronger with each new destination their family called home.

Chris's adventurous spirit extended beyond travel; he achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, and was a Warrior in the tribe of Mic-O-Say and found solace in the great outdoors. Whether skiing in Vail, boating on Table Rock Lake or Truman Lake, camping under the stars, or hiking through the trails in Estes Park, he found joy in every moment spent surrounded by nature.

In addition to his love for adventure, Chris was a mentor in business and life who always prioritized the well-being of others. His selfless nature was evident in everything he did.

Chris graduated from Oak Park High School and continued his education at Park University, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Business, Chris’s knowledge and expertise were evident throughout his successful career in the building material industry, he touched the lives of many through his work and personal connections.

Christopher Mathew Kinate will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. While we mourn his passing, we also celebrate a life full of love, laughter, and unforgettable moments. May his legacy continue to inspire kindness and generosity in each of us.

Our thoughts are with all those who were fortunate enough to cross paths with this remarkable individual. Chris’s memory will forever remain in our hearts as a beacon of light and hope.

Christopher was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Ruth (McNabb) Kinate.

He is survived by his loving wife: Benja Kinate; son: Nathan (Elizabeth) Kinate and their son Hudson; step-mother: Velda Kinate; siblings: Mikel (Carol) Kinate, Daniel (Jensine) Kinate, and Elizabeth (Eric) Randolph; as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends; and let’s not forget his beloved Golden Retrievers: Murdoch, and Murphy.
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Visitation

Thursday, March 14, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Terrace Park Funeral Home & Cemetery

801 NW 108th St, Kansas City, MO 64155

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 15, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Burial

Friday, March 15, 2024

Terrace Park Funeral Home & Cemetery

801 NW 108th St, Kansas City, MO 64155

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