John Wright McKinney, age 79 of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014.
He was born in Wilmington, NC on June 10, 1935 to Joseph Edward McKinney and Retha Edwards McKinney.
John was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He owned and operated McKinney Appliance Sales and Repair and after his retirement from his company he worked for the AD-Pak news in Wilmington as Circulation Manager.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Farrow McKinney; children, Debbie Fry (Douglas) and Robin Northam (Gary); 6 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Remembered is his grand-daughter, Shannon Fry who passed away April 24, 2014.
Services will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 514 S. College Road, 11 am Friday, December 12, 2014. Visitation and viewing will be an hour prior to the service. Burial will be at the Nelson Family Cemetery Leland.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099