In Loving Memory
December 13, 1956 – July 2, 2015
Kevin Norwood Painter, age 58, died July 2, 2015 of natural causes. Born December 13, 1956, Kevin was a native and lifelong resident of Mobile and was known to his family as “Uncle Santa” and to his many friends as “KP”. Kevin graduated from Greystone Christian School and the University of Alabama and was retired from Jiffy/Sylvest Poultry. He was a Red Cross Volunteer, member of several mystic societies including Order of the Incas and Comic Cowboys, actor, and volunteer chef for charities. He loved all things Mardi Gras, Pirates and “Parrotheads”, and his beloved downtown Mobile.
He is preceded in death by his parents, E. Norwood Painter and Helen Gates Painter.
He is survived by his sisters, Susan Painter Cole of Maryville, TN and Patti Painter (Roger) Carroum of Destin, FL. Also surviving are his nieces and nephew, Bonnie (Michael) Guy, Missy Tew Hebert, Kathryn (Dee) Willingham, Gregory Hixson, Elizabeth (Richard) Roberts, and Laura Cole along with his many cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 9, 2015 from 5:00 – 7:00pm at the Riverview Plaza, 2nd floor, Mobile Bay Room. In lieu of flowers you may make a donation to a charity of your choice in Kevin’s honor. Expressions of condolence may be offered at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.