REIDSVILLE - Mr. George Edgar "Eddie" McKinney, 91, peacefully passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.
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Eddie was born Dec. 19, 1922, in Rockingham County, to the late George and Annie Ethel McKinney. He was a well-respected and active automobile dealer until the age of 91. Mr. McKinney proudly served his country in World War II and was honorably discharged and awarded the Purple Heart.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and former wife, Ruth Perkins McKinney, the mother of his two sons and daughter.
He is survived by his wife, Joann Bevan McKinney, of the home; sons, Raeford McKinney and daughter-in-law Deborah of Ashburn, Va. and Charles McKinney of Roanoke, Va.; and daughter, Deloris McKinney of Roanoke, Va.
The family will receive friends for visitation Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home and at other times at the family residence.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Thompsonville Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Campbell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Thompsonville Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 2033 NC 87, Reidsville, NC 27320 or Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.
Wilkerson Funeral Home is assisting the family and condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com
Wilkerson Funeral Home - Reidsville
1909 RICHARDSON ST
Reidsville, NC 27320
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