Arnold B "Junior" McKinney Jr, age 76, resident of Fayetteville, NC passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fayetteville, NC.
Born March 5, 1943 in Kentucky to Arnold B McKinney and Ottie V. (Payton) McKinney. He has been a NC resident for over 30 years after retiring from the US Army. He has mastered many talents over the years. Working on cars was one of his favorites. He enjoyed life to the fullest. His family and friends meant the world to him. He had a heart of gold. Mac never knew a stranger.
He is survived by a daughter Jari (Kevin) Amburgey of Shelby, OH, grandsons Tyler & Madison Bowling of Shelby, OH and Alex Bowling & Evie Lacy of Shelby, OH, a great granddaughter Anastasiya Autumn Bowling of Shelby, OH. Siblings Donald (Wilma) McKinney of Shelby, OH, Gary (Mildred) McKinney of Muncie, IN, Helen McKinney of Mansfield, OH and Brenda (Steve) James of Shelby, OH. Special friends Daisy Hines of Fayetteville, NC, Meosha (Isaac) Scott and family of Georgia, and James Arnold of Fayetteville, NC.
He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings Maxine Gibson, Lovell Spangler, Lee McKinney, SP4 Forrest McKinney and 2 infant children.