Mr. Jackie McKinney, age 58, husband of Brenda of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky passed away Sunday, January 1st, 2012 at the Rockcastle Regional Hospital.
Jackie was born on February 23rd, 1953 in Somerset, Kentucky; a son of Clarice Todd McKinney and the late Arthur Joplin McKinney. On June 9th, 1973 Jackie married Brenda Sue Osborne and from that union came one son, Joshua. He was an employee at Okonite for 33 years. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed fishing for crappie, drag racing and seeing the container ships in Savannah River. He was a member of Wildie Christian Church in Wildie, KY.
Jackie is survived by his wife: Brenda Sue Osborne McKinney of Mt. Vernon, KY; one son: Joshua McKinney (Nikki) of Mt. Vernon, KY; four brothers: Danny McKinney (Betty Jo) of Brodhead, KY, Bill McKinney (Carolyn) of Brodhead, KY, Jimmy McKinney (Jean) of Lexington, KY and Darrell McKinney of Brodhead, KY; two sisters: Joyce Burdine (Genis Ray) of Ottawa, KY and Bonnie Gentry (Novice) of Ottawa, KY; two grandchildren: Ella Grayce McKinney and Leighton Reese McKinney; one special friend: “Sarge” Mason of Mt. Vernon, KY and several nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors.
Jackie is preceded in death by his father: Arthur Joplin McKinney and his niece: Janet Burdine.
Visitation for Mr. Jackie McKinney will be Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 at 6 P.M. at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals Chapel.
A celebration of life service for Mr. Jackie McKinney will be conducted Thursday, January 5th, 2012 at 12 noon at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals Chapel with Bro. Eddie Nation officiating. Burial will follow in the Providence Cemetery. Casket bearers include: Eric McKinney, Blake McKinney, Keith Goff, Tim McKinney, Jeff McKinney, Nick Gentry, Keiffer Goff and Shane McKinney. Honorary casket bearers include: “Sarge” Mason and Darin Playle.
Expressions of sympathy in Jackie's memory may be given to the Roundstone Elementary Playground Fund.