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George K. McKinney

October 1, 1935 — January 17, 2017

George K. McKinney, 81, of Martinsville, passed away January 17, 2017 at Meadow Lakes in Mooresville. He was born October 1, 1935 in Indianapolis to the late Marcus and Mildred (Keith) McKinney. On April 23, 1958 George was united in marriage to his loving wife, Yvonne (Cole) McKinney and she survives.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and the Naval Reserves. George was employed at AT&T for 42 years. He served on the board of directors at Hill Water where he served as Secretary for many years. George enjoyed going on many cruises, talking politics, Indy Car Racing and NASCAR.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Yvonne; four sons, Kraig (Becky) McKinney of Worthington, Indiana, Kyle M. “Bub” (Sherry) McKinney of Martinsville, Kade (Lisa) McKinney of Martinsville, and Kelly McKinney of Martinsville; two sisters, Jean Ricketts of Indianapolis and Donna (Bob) Calbert of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren, Kortnie, Hollie, Leslie, Jessica, Kayla, Gracie, and George; and 12 great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at White Lick Cemetery in Mooresville. Final care and arrangements were entrusted to the Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory in Mooresville. Visit where you may share online condolences and share a personal memory with George’s family.

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