Robert (Bob) D. Kinder, 86 of Dataw Island, SC passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022.\nBob was born on November 23, 1935 in the family farmhouse in Cape Girardeau, MO the son of the late Robert Ernest and Desdie Pearl (Stroder) Kinder. Shortly after, the family moved to Pine Bluff, AR where Bob spent his childhood. He graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1953 and then attended the University of Arkansas where he became a lifelong Razorback fan and graduated with a business degree. During these years, Bob also served in the Navy stationed at Great Lakes Naval Base.\nBob began a 25 year career with Aetna Insurance Company in 1960, starting in Chicago with subsequent moves to Little Rock, St Louis, Philadelphia, and finally Hartford as a Director of Employee Benefits. After retiring Bob and his wife, Sue, moved from Simsbury, CT to Dataw on St Helena Island, SC where they enjoyed a wonderful community of friends. An avid golfer, Bob played regularly at Dataw and at courses all over the country.\nBob was an outdoorsman. As a youth he completed his Eagle Scout badge. In his adult years, in addition to golf, he played tennis, skied, and hunted. He earned his pilot's license in his 50s and loved to fly with his dog Raisin or visiting friends and grandchildren. He was a voracious reader of history. He was a very social guy and one who loved to play pranks on his family. Bob and Sue spent many wonderful summers in Westport, MA, gathering their children and grandchildren for beach walks, games and lobster dinners.\nSurvivors include: his wife of 45 years, Susan Spencer Kinder; daughters, Sarah Kinder and Marjorie Kinder Duckett (John), step-daughters Elizabeth Johnson (Eric), Deborah Couch (Bill) and Katherine Cesark (Mark); his sister Rebecca Brooks; thirteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 3 sisters.\nIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or a charity of your choice in his memory. A private memorial service with the family will be held at a later date.