RUSSELL E. "GENE" McKINLEY

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RUSSELL E. "GENE" McKINLEY, 77, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Born March 18, 1941, he was a son of Earl and Helen (Rodgers) McKinley. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a retired truck driver. During his retirement, he was an avid gardener. He is survived by his wife, Renee Tennis-McKinley; children, Chris (Gretchen) McKinley, Bryan (Tina) McKinley, Sarah (Chris) Kean, all of Fort Wayne, and Roger (Linda) McKinley and Carol (Rob) Bufkin, both of Churubusco; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brothers, Edward (Linda) McKinley and Philip (Rosie) McKinley; sister, Juanita (Art) Salge of Fort Wayne; brother, Kenneth (Phyllis) McKinley of Quakertown, Pa.; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, Earl and Helen McKinley; daughter, Michelle Huntington; five brothers, and two sisters. Memorial service is from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Midwest Funeral Home, Fort Wayne. No visitation.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Aug. 10, 2018
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