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Robert M. "Barefoot Bob" Kinney
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1921
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 2003
Republic
Greene County
Missouri, USA

Recording Artist/Radio Personality. Born as Robert M. Kinney, he is best known throughout the radio and music industry as "Barefoot Bob". He was a walking encyclopedia on the history of country western music and artists. He was a decorated World War II veteran receiving the Purple Heart as well as the Silver and Bronze Star medals. He retired from the Greater Ozark Empire Broadcasting Company (KTTS AM&FM, Springfield, Missouri). In the 1960's, he recorded on the Barefoot and Mur-E-Cord record labels. Barefoot's recordings include, "The Girls I Left Behind" and "The Fool Who Walked Away". 
 
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 Spouse:
  Marleta J. Tucker Kinney (1924 - 2003)
 
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ROBERT M KINNEY
PVT US ARMY WWII
FEB 5 1921 - DEC 3 2003
SILVER STAR PH
MARLETA J KINNEY
HIS WIFE
APR 5 1924 - AUG 17 2003
 
Burial:
Springfield National Cemetery
Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: J. D. McConnell
Record added: Feb 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13417663
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