Vernon Ty Kinder, of Rolla, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013 at the age of 49.

He was born in Rolla on May 8, 1964 to Vernon E. Kinder and Carol I. (Crain) Kinder Mitchell.
Ty was the former manager of Arby's Restaurant in Rolla.

He was preceded in death by his father, Vernon Kinder, his stepfather, Arnold "Lee" Mitchell, and his stepbrother, Allen Mitchell.

He will be greatly missed by his surviving family which includes his mother, Carol Mitchell, of Rolla; his son, Gabriel Kinder, of Rolla; his sister, Carla Surdam, of Rolla; stepsister, Stacy Harris, of St. Charles; one brother, Troy Mitchell, of Jefferson City; nieces, nephews, other extended family members and dear friends.

A graveside service for Ty Kinder will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Rolla. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 29th at the Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses.

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All arrangements are under the direction of the Null & Son Funeral Home of Rolla.