Ricky L. McKinney, age 61, of Johnson City, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at his residence.
He was a lifelong native of Johnson City, and was a son of Norma Laws McKinney, Johnson City, and the late Charles McKinney.
Mr. McKinney served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a 1970 graduate of Science Hill High School, and was an Eagle Scout. Mr. McKinney attended First Presbyterian Church of Johnson City.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Susanne McKinney, Johnson City; son, Darren McKinney, Johnson City; brothers, Mike McKinney and wife, Shirley, Gray, TN, Gary McKinney and wife, Laurel, Kingsport, TN, and Bill McKinney and wife, Sissy, Johnson City.
A private memorial service was held on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Appalachian Funeral Home.
The graveside and internment was at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your local Humane Society for the care of cats; or to the Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive, Triangle, VA 22172.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.appfh.net.
Appalachian Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, is serving the McKinney Family. (423) 928-6111