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Orlando L. McKinley Jr.

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Lifelong resident
Orlando L. McKinley Jr., 31, a lifelong resident of Tularosa, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, in Tularosa.
Orlando was born Oct. 1, 1977, in Alamogordo. He loved to camp, fish, play pool and horseshoes, wrestling, and all sports.
Survivors include a daughter, Christina McKinley, of Tularosa; a son, Lando McKinley, of Tularosa; his father, Orlando McKinley Sr., and his companion, Debbie Bird, of Alamogordo; two sisters, Aeres McKinley, of Tularosa, and Agnilene McKinley, of Las Cruces; two brothers, Daniel McKinley and his wife, Bettina, of Tularosa, and Thomas Gutierrez, of Tularosa; his grandmother Mary Stanfill, of Tularosa; his grandfather James Stanfill, of Tularosa; his "adopted" mother, Betty Luevano, of Tularosa; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Orlando was preceded in death by his mother, Nettie Ann Gutierrez.
A vigil service will be conducted Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, at 7 p.m. at St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church with the rosary to be recited by Josie and Matias Chavez. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated in the church on Friday at 10 a.m. with Father John Peterson, O.F.M. as celebrant. Inurnment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Cremation arrangements and services are under the direction of Hamilton-O’Dell Funeral Home.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 18 to Feb. 3, 2009
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