Age: 82 Address: North Mitchell Avenue, Bakersville, North Carolina Date of Death: Saturday, August 16, 2014 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Bud Lee McKinney of North Mitchell Avenue, Bakersville, NC passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at his home.
He was a native of Mitchell County, NC and a son of the late George and Fannie J. Peterson McKinney.
He was retired from a career in Insurance Sales with Peoples Security, and was a Veteran of The United States Navy where he served in the Korean War on Naval Ship USSLSMR522. He was a member of DAV E.L. Randolph Chapter 57 in Burnsville, NC.
Mr. McKinney attended Bridge Church of Western North Carolina.
Survivors include: his daughters; Lisa M. Byrd (Phil), of Bakersville, NC, and Deborah Silvers (Larry), of Burnsville, NC. One son, Michael McKinney (Heidi), of Bakersville, NC and two sisters; Delora Wilson, of Johnson City, TN, and Arvena Gardner, also of Johnson City, TN. Seven grandchildren; Shane, Nathan, and Brandi Silvers, Gabriel, Matthew, and Samuel McKinney, and Ashley Byrd Kirkland. Seven great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 8:00PM in the chapel of Henline - Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Anglin officiating.
The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Interment will be Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:00AM at Green Young Cemetery, with DAV E.L. Randolph Chapter 57 conducting graveside military honors.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International Mitchell County Camp, Post Office Box 611, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline - Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the McKinney family.