GEORGE C. BINKNEY
George Charles Binkney, age 64, a long-time resident of Golden Shores, Ariz., passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013. He was diagnosed with Leukemia in 1996, and against all odds battled the disease for over 17 years.
George was born in McKeesport, Pa., on January 3, 1949 to parents Walter William and Mertella Edith Binkney. He married his wife, Deborah on January 25, 1974.
He was a master mechanic and able to fix anything and had great pride in the fact that a repairman never came to his house.
George raised three boys with his wife Deborah all of which joined the United States Marine Corps
. He enjoyed spending time with his family and adored all of his grandchildren. He was obsessed with any and all things drag racing.
In Golden Shores, he was known as the "Paper Guy" having delivered the Mohave Daily Newspaper there for seven years.
George was a mentor to his children and could offer sound advice for any problems they couldn't figure out. He was the voice of reason for all his loved ones.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years Deborah Binkney; three sons, twins Darrell and Brian Binkney of Kingman, Ariz., and Earnest Binkney of Livermore, Calif.; sister Marlene McCance of Katy, Texas; brothers, Kenneth Binkney of N.C. and Harvey Binkney of Houston, Texas; parents in love Earnest and Betty Campbell of Golden Shores, Ariz.; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2013 at Golden Shores Community Baptist Church 5084 E. Cibola Drive Topock, Ariz.God saw you getting tired, And a cure was not to be
So He Put His arms around you, and He whispered come to me
With careful eyes we watched you, We saw you pass away
Although we love you dearly, We could not make you stay
A golden heart stopped beating, Hard working hands at rest
GOD, Broke our hearts to prove to us
He only takes the best.