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Cecil R. McKinney

June 28, 1936 August 21, 2019
Cecil R. McKinney
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Obituary for Cecil R. McKinney

Cecil R. McKinney, 83, of Winnebago, IL died at 11:55 p.m., Wednesday, August 21, 2019 in Javon Bae Mercy Heath Hospital after a sudden illness.

Born June 28, 1936 in Clay County, Arkansas. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jessie and Rosie (Norris) McKinney. He married the former Ruth J. Wilson on June 28, 1952, she passed away on January 13, 1999. He then married Evelyn A. Hare on October 26, 1999, she passed away on September 26, 2016. Cecil was employed as a truck driver by Yellow Freight for 29 years before retiring in 1994. He was a member of Teamster Union Local 325 and Teamsters Retirees where he served as former president.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Javon Bea Mercy Health staff for all their tender loving care given to dad.

Survivors include children Randy McKinney and Chris McKinney; grandchildren Christopher McKinney, Shane McKinney, Jessica Winger and Gabriel McKinney; special friend Babe Sowl; eight great grandchildren; brother Bill (Shirley) McKinney; sisters Corina (Ralph) Jones, Ruth Overstreet and Jackie (Russ) Caltagerone and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wives, sons Curtis and Rodney, brothers Eugene and Jim and sister Evelyn.

Funeral Ceremonies will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 31, 2019 at McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd Rockton, IL with Pastor Jim Moore officiating. Burial will be Sunset Memorial Gardens in Machesney Park, IL. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5:00 pm to 7:00 p.m., Friday.

A memorial to be established.


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Visitation

Friday

30

Aug

5:00 PM 8/30/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/30/2019 7:00:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel

767 N. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072

McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel
767 N. Blackhawk Blvd. Rockton 61072 IL
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Saturday

31

Aug

10:30 AM 8/31/2019 10:30:00 AM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel

767 N. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072

McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel
767 N. Blackhawk Blvd. Rockton 61072 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunset Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

8800 N Alpine Road
Machesney Park, IL 61115

8800 N Alpine Road Machesney Park 61115 IL
United States
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