Mount Vernon - Richard M. McKinley (93) went to be with the lord and his beloved wife Ammie on July 9th, 2021. He was born on May 26th, 1928 in Dodgeville, WI. In January 1946 he enlisted in the US Navy where he served for 22 years. While in the Navy he met and married Ammie on August 6th, 1954. They enjoyed their military life living in many different states and making lasting friends along the way.
In October 1966, Mac retired from the Navy and went to work for Seafirst Bank in Mount Vernon until July 1978. He and Ammie spent 11 wonderful summers at their cabin in Northern B.C.. Mac's passion was fishing and camping in the great outdoors.
Mac was a beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and friend. He is survived by his son, Michael (Jill) McKinley, daughter Lisa (Larry) Otos. Four Grandchildren Tiffany and Sam McKinley, Connor and Carter Otos.
At his request a private graveside service was held with his family. In Lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Published by Skagit Valley Herald from Jul. 18 to Jul. 19, 2021.