SPARTANBURG, SC--Mr. James McKinney, 82, was born on February 18, 1932 in Charleston, SC to the late James McKinney, Sr. and Mrs. Evelyn Fludd McKinney. James entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Richard Campbell Veteran's Nursing Home.
Mr. McKinney served twenty years, retiring from the US Air Force
and retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad.
Those left to cherish his memory are: his daughters, Patricia Sullivan of Simpsonville, SC and Cheryl M. Berry (Charles) of Mauldin, SC; his son, Darrell McKinney (Elease) of Easley, SC; his Mrs. Helen J. Wright of Cleveland, Ohio; his sister-in-law Wilhelmena Henderson of Moore, SC; his eight grandchildren; his nine great-grandchildren; his faithful caregiver, Mrs. Carolyn Lee; and a host of nieces, nephews, other dear relatives and friends.
Mr. McKinney is preceded in death by his loving wife, Mrs. Frances McKinney; his brothers, Mr. Joseph McKinney and Mr. Frank Gadson.
A Celebration for the Life of Mr. James McKinney, Jr. will be held on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 2:30pm, at the John Stinson Woodward Memorial Chapel. Family and friend visitation will be from 2:00pm - 2:30pm, on the day of service. Reverend Dr. Benjamin D. Snoddy will officiate. Burial will be in the Heritage Memorial Gardens.
Condolences may be sent to the McKinney family at www.jwwoodwardfuneralhome.com