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 Robert M. “ Barefoot Bob” Kinney

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Robert M. “ Barefoot Bob” Kinney

  • Birth 5 Feb 1921 New York, USA
  • Death 3 Dec 2003 Republic, Greene County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 13417663

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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J 383
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


  • Created by: J. D. McConnell
  • Added: 22 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13417663
  • Darryl P. Van Rijn
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert M. “ Barefoot Bob” Kinney (5 Feb 1921–3 Dec 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13417663, citing Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by J. D. McConnell (contributor 46797545) .