Age: 78 Address: Bandana Date of Death: Thursday, June 27, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Troy McKinney of Bandana, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 27th at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Carroll and Rittie Buchanan McKinney. Troy was a man of few words who loved to be outside mowing, gardening, fishing, hunting and traveling.
Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years, Anna Mae Buchanan McKinney; daughter, Marisa Callahan of Bandana and two sons: Chris McKinney and wife, Betty, of Spruce Pine and Tracy McKinney and wife, Julie, of Spruce Pine; sister, Iva Lee Yelton and husband, Bill, of Bakersville; grandchildren: Trevor, Jacob and Jocilyn McKinney, Jason and Kendra Callahan; great-grandchildren: Landon and Jathan Callahan. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 1st in the Silver Chapel Church. Rev. Jonathan Thacker, Rev. Steve Williams and Rev. Vernon Buchanan will officiate. Burial will be in the Silver Chapel Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. prior to the service at the church.To send online condolences, please visit the website: www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.