James McKinney Obituary
 
In Memory of

James Houston McKinney Jr.

March 12, 1943 - August 17, 2014
Obituary

James (Jimmy) H. McKinney, 71, of Cross Lanes passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at his residence. He was born March 12, 1943 a son of the late James H. McKinney, Sr. and Ida Mae Latlip McKinney Dent. He was also preceded in death by his wife Mary Lee McKinney. Jimmy was a 1962 graduate of Charleston Catholic High School. He was also a U.S. Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam War, a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 625, the Fraternal Order of Eagles 519, and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Charleston. Surviving is one son, James “Boom” McKinney III and his wife Suzanne of Cross...

James (Jimmy) H. McKinney, 71, of Cross Lanes passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at his residence.



He was born March 12, 1943 a son of the late James H. McKinney, Sr. and Ida Mae Latlip McKinney Dent. He was also preceded in death by his wife Mary Lee McKinney.



Jimmy was a 1962 graduate of Charleston Catholic High School. He was also a U.S. Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam War, a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 625, the Fraternal Order of Eagles 519, and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Charleston.



Surviving is one son, James “Boom” McKinney III and his wife Suzanne of Cross Lanes, one step daughter Carmen Lilly of St. Albans, one step son Patrick Lilly of St. Albans, three granddaughters, Cameo McKinney, Kayla Lilly, and Taylor Lilly, two brothers Dennis McKinney and his wife Elizabeth of Charleston, Ronald McKinney and his wife Vickie of Tornado, and several nieces and nephews.



Mass of a Christian Burial will be Friday, August 22, 2014 at 11am at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1000 6th St. with Rev. James Kurtz, OFM Cap. officiating. Burial with military graveside services will follow at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston.



Visitation will be Thursday 6-8pm at Wilson Funeral Home, 420 Lee St. West.



The online guestbook may be accessed at www.wilsonfuneralandcremation.com



Wilson Funeral Home, Charleston is serving the McKinney family.



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"Jimmy was a wonderful guy and classmate of the CCHS class of 1962. I will always remember his infectious smile and laugh. May he rest in peace and his..." Carolyn Long (Montgomery, AL)

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