Kenneth L. McKinney
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Kenneth L. McKinney, a resident of Rockwall, TX for 30 years, passed away February 23, 2013 at age 89. He was born March 6, 1923 to Mary and Floyd McKinney of Halfway, MO. He married Mary Eagon McKinney in 1942. Kenneth earned a purple heart in 1945 in the Pacific. He graduated from Southwest Missouri State College in 1949 and spent 30 years in management with International Harvester in Springfield, Houston and Dallas. After retirement he was active in ranching and land development in Rockwall with his sons. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Kenneth is survived by his two sons & daughters-in-law: Kent & Narsha and Terry & Debby McKinney; granddaughters: Jennifer McKinney Attardi and Tia McKinney Brightwell; great grandchildren: Mary McKinney, Michael McKinney, Tanner Conley, Chase Conley, Madilyn Conley and Aniston Brightwell; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Mary; brother: Harold; and grandsons: Kent, Jr. and Terry, Jr.
Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Chapel with Pastor Steve Swofford officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday 6pm to 7:30pm.
Rest Haven Funeral Homes
2500 State Highway 66 East
Rockwall, TX 75087
Published in the News-Leader on Feb. 26, 2013