Address: Green Mountain, NC
Date of Death: Friday November 30, 2012Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Albert and Ann Autrey McKinney. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles McKinney. He was a member of Deyton Bend United Methodist Church. Bob retired from the Department of Corrections after 30 years and was also a US Air Force Veteran.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years: Stella Deyton McKinney; a son: Barry McKinney and wife, April, one loving granddaughter: Taylor McKinney all of Green Mountain; 2 brothers: Bill McKinney and wife, Annette, and Larry McKinney and wife, Susan; sister-in-law: Shirley McKinney; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM Monday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Jody Campbell will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to John F. Keever, Jr., Solace Center, P. O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.