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Edward McKinney, 80, World War II veteran

Edward McKinney, 80, 1208 L. Willis Road, Columbia, KY, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2004, at 5:49 p.m., at the Medical Center at Bowling Green, KY.

The funeral service is Wednesday, June 23, 2004, at 1:00 p.m., at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, with Rev. Richard Lowe, Rev. Lewis Haynes, and Bro. Terry White officiating.

He was he son of the late Lee Roy and Lizzie Mae Williams McKinney.

He is survived by the following:
  • His wife: Helen Willis McKinney, Columbia, KY
  • Children: Rosemary McGuffin and her husband, Wayne, Louisville, KY; Marilyn Noel, Shelbyville, KY; Mike McKinney and his wife, Bonnie, Columbia, KY; and Anne Leslie Stephens and her husband, Glen, Jr, Columbia, KY
  • Nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren
  • Two nieces: Sharon Coomer and her husband Willard; and Beth Grant and her husband, Richard, Columbia, KY
  • And a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother: Ruby Nichols, Mabel Kathleen McKinney, and George Alfred McKinney.

Mr. McKinney was a member of the Columbia United Methodist Church, a retired salesman, farmer, a Veteran of World War II and a member of Columbia Masonic Lodge #92.

Interment will be in Columbia Cemetery with Military Honors by local VFW Post 6097. A Masonic service will be Tueday evening at 7:00 p.m., at the funeral home.

Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: you trust, caring for people you love.

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