Thomas Lee McKinney

April 17, 1953 ~ September 12, 2021 (age 68)

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Mr. Thomas Lee McKinney, Age 68, of Vanceburg, passed away unexpectedly Sunday September 12, 2021 at his home.  Tom was born in Vanceburg, April 17, 1953, a son of the late Orville and Virginia Logan McKinney.  Tom was a lifelong farmer and a retired logger.  Tom was a veteran of the United States Army in which he so proudly served.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years Wanda Tackett McKinney.

Two sons; John (Lisa) McKinney and Matthew (Lauren) McKinney both of Vanceburg.

Two daughters- Esther (Jonathan) Magee of Florida, Cindy (Joseph) Gatlin of Arizona.  Ten grandchildren: Seth McKinney, Justin McKinney, Hannah Gatlin, Conway Magee, Nathaniel Gatlin, Jensen McKinney, Hadassah Magee, Ethan Gatlin, Madilyn McKinney, and Mollie McKinney.

One brother- Orville McKinney of Vanceburg; and four sisters- Mary Jordan of Sadieville, Kentucky, Ada Allen- Brandenburg, Ky., Debbie Templeton of Foster, Ky., and Bonnie McKinney of Portsmouth, Ohio.

At the family’s request there will be a private memorial service held at a later date on the family farm.

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