He was born on Feb. 17, 1956, to Gladys Duvall “Tibby“ Kindervater and Julius “Jake“ Kindervater in Fort Pierce, Fla. He resided in Elizabethtown, Ky. surrounded by a large extended family before moving to Chattanooga in 1971.
He graduated from Central High School in 1974, and while attending UTC, began his career as a graphic artist. He was an avid restorer, collector and historian of British cars from the 1950’s onward and had a wide circle of friends within that community.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Tibby.
He is survived by his father, Jake; two brothers: James Troy (Linda) of Elizabethtown, Ky. and Kent Kindervater (Britta) of Chattanooga; one nephew, Lucas Kindervater of Chattanooga; and one niece, Jamie Williams of Andover, Kan.
Family and friends will hold a memorial service Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Hurricane Creek Clubhouse, 615 Hurricane Creek Road, Chattanooga.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Together for Hope (CBF Rural Poverty Initiative), 160 Clairemont Avenue, Suite 500, Decatur, GA 30030 or to The Humane Educational Society, 212 N Highland Park Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37404
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Kindervater family with these arrangements.
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