Samuel George McKinney
1926 - 2021
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Samuel George McKinney Born July 29, 1926 to the late Samuel Dewey and Viola Byrd McKinney in Caswell County, NC. He married the late Evelyn Hadley McKinney in 1950. Mr. McKinney was a WWII veteran. He was very proud of his service to his country and enjoyed sharing his experiences with his family and friends. Mr. McKinney graduated from Pleasant Grove High School. He also graduated from Burlington Business College where he studied accounting and met his future bride. Mr. McKinney worked as a parts manager for Atwater Ford over 40 years. He worked at Stearns Ford. After retirement, Mr. McKinney worked at Bill Ingold Lincoln Mercury and University Ford in Durham. A member of Graham Friends Church, Mr. McKinney faithfully helped with the maintenance of the church, Quaker men and was an usher for many years. Mr. McKinney is survived by a son Dana McKinney (Donna) of Burlington and a daughter, Sylvia Williams (George) of Charlotte. Grandchildren, Rachel Wilborn (Travis), Adam McKinney (Karaline), George M. Williams and Sarah Williams. Great grandchildren, Aurora, Alyssa, Alexavier and soon to be baby McKinney. Brothers-in-law David Cale and Harry Wilson. Sister-in-law Jeanette Hadley. Mr. McKinney is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Mr. McKinney was predeceased by son, Neal McKinney; Brothers-James Allen McKinney, Aubrey McKinney, William McKinney and Sylvester McKinney; Sisters-Elizabeth Foster and Nina Cale. In lieu of flowers, memorials to be made to Graham Friends Church at 700 N Main St. Graham or a favorite charity. Respects may be made on Friday, January 15, at McClure Funeral in Graham from 9am - 5pm. The family will not be available during visitation. Private service will be for the immediate family only.Online condolences may be sent to www.mclurefuneral

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Published in on Jan. 12, 2021.
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January 16, 2021
So sorry to hear of Sammy's passing. prayers to your family.
david rogers jr.
January 14, 2021
Dana and Sylvia, my deepest sympathies in the passing of your dad. He was a wonderful person.
Angela Leonard
January 13, 2021
My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this time. God Bless.
Aletha Dressler
January 12, 2021
I worked with Sammy for many years at Atwater Ford. Never seen such a hardworking man. There was never a dull moment either! So sorry for your loss family.
Richard Laster
Richard Laster
January 12, 2021
Samuel was a quiet and very special man. He called once in a while when her wanted some Avon sunscreen to put on his face. He was my husband's cousin and my Brother's, brother-in-law. I love you Samuel and the rest of the family.
Ilene Byrd
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