Obituary

Robert Allen Kinsley, of York Township, Pa., passed away peacefully at home on June 10, 2020, at 11:19 am. He was surrounded by his wife and family. He was the husband of Anne (Whalen) Kinsley. Born on Oct. 17, 1940, in Philadelphia, the son of the late Robert Wright Kinsley and the late Molly (Savin) Kinsley, he was a graduate of William Penn High School, and attended classes at York Junior College, Penn State York and the University of Baltimore.

Evan Howell "Hal" Evans Jr. of Avondale, Pa., died Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Pocopson Home, West Chester, Pa. He was 76. The husband of Darlene Naumowich Evans, Mr. Evans was born Jan. 4, 1944, in Ridley Park, Pa. He was the son of the late Evan Howell Evans and Rita Borland Evans.

Max Gene Bowman, 85, died April 4, at Mill Pond Senior Living in Ankeny, Iowa, of pneumonia, a complication of Lewy Body dementia. Mr. Bowman was born in Perry, Iowa, to Jean and Orie Bowman, and completed high school there while developing a passion for construction through working with his stepfather, Charlie Paist.

Robert L. S. (Bob) Erb, chairman of the board of Erb Equipment Companies, headquartered in Fenton, Mo., passed away on Feb. 9, 2020, after a battle with leukemia. Mr. Erb was the son of Alvin G. Erb, founder of Erb Equipment Company, and Hilda C. (nee Behrmann) Erb.

In Lawrence, Mass., a city worker was shot and killed Jan. 15 while working on road repairs. The Essex District Attorney's Office identified the victim as Marcos A. Ruiz-Rodriguez, 52, of Methuen. He was a Lawrence Department of Public Works employee who was making road repairs on Andover Street at about 2 p.m.

Kenneth R. Richbourg, 77, of Savannah, Ga., died Dec. 28, 2019. Mr. Richbourg served in the U.S. Navy from 1959-1963 aboard the USS Midway. Following his military service, he began a lifelong career in the heavy equipment business. He was owner and president of Southeastern Machinery in Savannah, Ga., and Grove River Machinery in Richmond Hill, Ga.

Tributes have been paid to a former JCB employee who joined the company as a teaboy and rose through the ranks to become a director. Bill Hirst, who was the third person recruited by JCB in 1947, passed away Jan. 5th at the age of 86. JCB Chairman Lord Bamford led the tributes to the man who joined JCB as the company was in its infancy.

Mortenson Construction's M.A. "Mort" Mortenson passed away on Nov. 9 at his home in Edina, Minn. He was 82. Mr. Mortenson served as the recognizable, highly revered and respected president of Golden Valley-based Mortenson until stepping down in 2015. Mr.

A Tractor Salesman is what he called himself. Roads and the machinery that built them were part of his life growing up in rural Wisconsin. His father, EW MacAllister, worked for the county highway department and became adept at building and maintaining roads.

Patrick Richard Flanagan, chief operating officer of Niece Products of Kansas, Fort Scott, Kan., died on Sept. 2, 2019. Born on Dec. 9, 1952, Mr. Flanagan was a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy Class of 1976. A member of the 16th Squadron, the Chicken Hawks, Mr.

Bruce Stuart Knapp, husband and father of three, passed away on Aug. 20, 2019, at age 70. Mr. Knapp was born on March 10, 1949, in Corning, N.Y., to Floyd and Mary Helen (Stuart) Knapp. As a young boy, he helped out on the family farm, Stuart & Sons Dairy.