Howard McKinney, 73 of Giddings, Texas, passed away peacefully at his home in Giddings on Tuesday, May 28, 2013. He was born on June 25, 1939 in San Antonio, Texas to Howard Stewart McKinney and Zona Abby Routt McKinney. He graduated from Uvalde High School in Uvalde, Texas. He was united in marriage to Jeanette Miller on Aug. 26, 1983. Howard had been employed as a bookkeeper and a truck driver and had retired from the Giddings State School.
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Howard is survived by his wife, Jeanette Miller McKinney of Giddings; his son and daughter-in-law, Darren and Hilda McKinney of Wimberly, Texas; his daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Robbie Hurt of Dilley, Texas and four grandchildren, Rebecca and Jacob Hurt of Dilley, and Amanda and Logan McKinney of Wimberly.
Graveside services were scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at the Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery in Vernon, with Peel Funeral Home directing. Visitation was held on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings, Texas. The family will be present for visitation from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family recommends making memorial donations in Howard's memory to Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 North Jefferson, La Grange, Texas 78945, or to the
Peel Funeral Home
301 East Evans Avenue
Bonifay, FL 32425
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on June 5, 2013