J. Choice Evans McKinney
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MAYO, SC-- After an extended illness, J. Choice Evans McKinney, 77, widower of Ann Phillips McKinney, of 150 Bonner Road, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, June 17, 2012, at his home.
Born, March 8, 1935, he was a son of the late Bonner and Ruth Parris McKinney. He was a former employee of Thurston Motor Lines, Spartan Mills and retired from Ingersol-Rand. He was a member of the Cherokee Masonic Lodge #135, a Hejaz Shriner and an avid collector of antique tractors and served his country as a U.S. Marine.
Surviving are sons, Clint Evans McKinney and Tommy Scott McKinney and wife Robbin; daughter, Amy Darlene McKinney; brothers, Don McKinney and wife Ann and Les McKinney and wife Betty; grandchild, Casey McKinney; great-grandchild, Camden McKinney and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by brothers, Bub and Luke McKinney; and sisters, Kathryn Royster, Suzie Keeney, Francis Hatcher and Rebecca McAbee.
Masonic rites will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at Eggers Funeral Home of Chesnee, with visitation following from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Eggers Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Les McKinney officiating. Burial will military honors will follow at Springhill Memorial Gardens.
Flowers are greatly accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice Care of South Carolina, 1989 S. Pine Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
The family is at the residence.
E-condolences may be expressed by visiting www.eggersfuneralhome.com
Eggers Funeral Home & Crematory - Chesnee, SC
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 18 to June 19, 2012