Henry O’Neal McKinley

November 21, 2022

Henry O’Neal McKinley, age 78, of Canoe, AL passed away on November 18, 2022 in Bay Minette, AL. He was born on February 26, 1944 in Robinsonville, AL to Fred McKinley, Sr. and Aggie Taylor McKinley. He was a Vietnam War Veteran, and qualified as an expert marksmen two times. He was the owner/operator of his own tractor-trailer for many years and leased to Genie Trucking Line. He also was a master carpenter. Henry was a
member of First Baptist Church of Canoe and an avid reader. He loved gardening especially growing and giving away satsumas. Henry also enjoyed going to Eureka Landing.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 56 years, Helen J. McKinley, and his infant sister.

He is survived by his son, Kevin (Sondra) McKinley of Canoe, AL; his brother, Fred (Voncile) McKinley, Jr. of Defuniak Springs, FL; his sister, Estelle McKinley Hinote of Bay Minette, AL; his grandchildren, Jackson Reed, Autumn (Josh) Day and Abby Reed along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 10 AM at First Baptist Church of Canoe with Bro. Waylon Stuckey officiating. Interment will follow in Canoe Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday, November 26, 2022 from 9 AM until service time at 10 AM at First Baptist Church of Canoe.

Active pallbearers will be Dennis Wright, Judson Carden, Jackson Reed, Alex Lowery, Butch Darby and Allen Driskell.


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