Funeral services for Mr. Billy Ray "Bill" McKinnie were held 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop with Bro. Mark Goins officiating. Interment followed at Christ Church Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home. Billy Ray McKinnie was born July 7, 1933 at Marion, Louisiana to the late John Melvin McKinnie and Pitsy White McKinnie. He passed away January 24, 2015 at the Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mr. Bill was a veteran of the United States Army and a retired heavy equipment operator. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Kathryn Cox McKinnie; a son, Christopher "Chris" McKinnie; a sister, Faye Bearden; four brothers, Milton McKinnie, J.P. McKinnie, Jim McKinnie and infant brother, Jessie McKinnie. Mr. McKinnie is survived by his daughter, Lee McKinnie of Gonzales, Louisiana; his son, Todd McKinnie and his wife, Susan of Bastrop, Louisiana; a brother, James W. McKinnie and wife, Elsie of Rocky Branch, Louisiana; sister-in-law, Marie McKinnie of West Monroe, Louisiana; brother-in-law, Barney Cox and his wife, Barbara of Gonzales, Louisiana; four grandchildren Laramie McKinnie, Gracie McKinnie, Hunter McKinnie, and Mitchell McKinnie; step-granddaughter, Spring Sanchez; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family. Serving as pallbearers were Hunter McKinnie, Fred Laing, Jr., Kerry Bearden, Mike Cheveallier, Gene Richards, Jr., and Shane Crain. The family received friends Tuesday, January 27, beginning at 12 noon until time for services at the Chapel of Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop.
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Cox Funeral Homes
611 N Washington St
Bastrop, LA 71220
Published in Gonzales Weekly Citizen from Jan. 30 to Feb. 28, 2015