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Harvey McKinnon

January 16, 1926 ~ October 1, 2018 (age 92)

Harvey McKinnon, age 92, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Monday October 1, 2018 at Vista Park following an extended illness. Mr. McKinnon was born on January 16, 1926 in Coffee County, Georgia the son of the late Monroe McKinnon Sr. and Mary Jane Carver McKinnon.

Mr. McKinnon was a farmer, a member and deacon of St. Illa Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rudine Fussell McKinnon and five brothers, Edward McKinnon, Arlen McKinnon, Andrew McKinnon, Randall McKinnon and Bobby McKinnon.

Survivors include two daughters, Alisha Shaw (husband Ken) of Douglas, GA and Janice Beasley (husband Herman) of Douglas, GA; two sons, Clinton McKinnon (wife Marie) of Ambrose, GA and Jerry McKinnon (wife Kem) of Douglas, GA; five sisters, Willie Mae McKinnon of Ocilla, GA, Louise Maulden of Douglas, GA, Florene Phillips of Douglas, GA, Martha Denton (husband Billy) of Broxton, GA and Betty Jean Soles of Willacoochee, GA; brother, Monroe McKinnon Jr (wife Marie) of Willacoochee, GA; eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and one great great grandchild: special friend, Dorothy Cliett of Denton, GA.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday October 4, 2018 at 11:00am at St. Illa Baptist Church with Rev. George Carroll Paulk and Rev. Bobby Fussell (Graveside) officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Military Honors will be rendered by Ft. Stewart Honor Guard. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 9:00pm at Sims Funeral Home.

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Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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