2015-07-08 / Obituaries

Robert “Machine Gun” McKinney

Robert “Machine Gun” McKinney, age 88, died, Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Bethany Nursing Center after a long illness.

Funeral services were held July 3, 2015 at 11 a. m. at Oak Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Archer officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mr. McKinney was born in Screven County and was a U.S. Marine veteran of World War II, a retired dairyman, and a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church where he attended the Prayer Group Sunday School Class.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ken and Lena Dickey McKinney; brother, Buck McKinney; and sister, Nellie Edenfield.

Survivors include his wife, Carrie Mae Reddick McKinney; a son, Wayne McKinney (Barb) of Millen; Becky Rountree (Thomas) of Sylvania; grandchildren, Tabatha Hoogstad (Greg), Travis Tankersley, Holly Bazemore (Ronnie), Brandi McKinney, and Wendy Morris; step-grandchildren, Rob Simone, Ashley Simone, Kevin Rountree (Vett) and Delanie Lee (Daniel); greatgrandchildren, Aliyan Tank- ersley, Trent Tankersley, Ivey Bazemore; step-great-grandchildren, Lynnlie Rountree, Adi Rountree, Hadley Lee, Zoey Lee, and Emerson Lee.

Active pallbearers were Wally Sasser Jr., Danny Mc- Millan, Tony Taylor, Bob Dailey, Edward Lynn, Randy Dailey, and Bruce Dailey.

Honorary pallbearers were deacons of Oak Hill Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to the Oak Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 3233 Oak Hill Rd., Millen, GA 30442.

Crowe-Fields Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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