YORK, Pa. — Update, Jan. 31: The Kinsley family released the following statement on Jan. 31:
The Kinsley family would like to thank the community for the vast outpouring of support since the passing of Jon and Tim Kinsley. During this time of immense grief, the family says they are comforted by the stories and fond memories being shared.
“We are immensely proud of the ways Jon and Tim impacted our community. As we move forward without our beloved brothers, fathers, husbands and sons, we appreciate continued prayers and respectfully request privacy as the family mourns. Memorial services will be private.”
Additionally, the Kinsley family would like to thank all who have reached out about making memorial contributions in their names. Donations can be made to Penn-Mar Human Services memory of Jon and to the Tim and Anne Kinsley Family Fund at York County Community Foundation in memory of Tim.
Again, thank you for your well wishes, prayers and blessings.
Previously: Two leaders of one of Central Pennsylvania's most prominent construction and real estate development companies have died while on a skiing trip in British Columbia.
Brothers Timothy and Jonathan Kinsley, the leaders of York-based Kinsley Properties and Kinsley Construction, respectively, died on Monday, a spokesperson with Kinsley Enterprises confirmed Tuesday.
“We are deeply heartbroken to share news of the sudden and tragic passing of Timothy and Jonathan Kinsley while on a skiing trip in British Columbia," the spokesperson said in a statement. "Our entire Kinsley family is still processing this heartbreaking news of their deaths and respectfully ask for privacy at this time.
"We know their presence as dedicated leaders in our organization and the community will be immensely missed by many and we are grateful for your love, understanding and prayers as our entire Kinsley family manages this loss.”
Tim Kinsley was the president of Kinsley Properties. He served in the company's real estate and construction business for 40 years after graduating from Colorado State University in 1988.
In addition to his services with the Kinsley company, he was second vice chair of the York County Community Foundation board, chairman of the foundation’s YorkCounts committee and a member of the executive committee of Better York.
Jon Kinsley was a part of Kinsley Construction for 36 years, including 26 years as president and three as president and CEO. He was an executive at Kinsley Enterprises.
A 1985 graduate of Widener University, he was instrumental in Kinsley Construction's development into one of the region's top construction management and contracting firms.