Rex A. McKinney, 61 of 101 Golf Avenue, Ellport passed away at the ER of the Ellwood City Hospital on Friday, July 5, 2013 at 5:17 PM. Born in Ellwood City on August 5, 1951 Rex was the son of the late Paul "Bus" and Kathleen "Kaye" Allen McKinney. Rex is survived by his wife the former Lynn Brown whom he married on June 7, 1973. He had worked at NALCO as a purchasing agent. A 1969 graduate of Riverside High School, Rex was an avid reader and Steeler and Penguin fan. He enjoyed metal detecting, fishing and hunting and was a member of the Zelienople Sportsman Club. Rex was a former volunteer with the Little Angels and Youth Girls softball leagues. Besides his wife Lynn McKinney at home he is survived by two children, Megan McKinney and Joshua McKinney both of Ellwood City, his two grandchildren whom he loved dearly and enjoyed spending time with, Jacoby and Bailey McKinney, two sisters, Susan and Gary Hazen of Palmetto, FL and Dana and Blaise Banko of Ellwood City and a brother, Stephen and Julie McKinney of Ellwood City and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Rex was preceded in death by a sister, Paula Leasure. Friends may call at the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 97 Grim Avenue, Ellport on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM. A Memorial Service will be held at the Funeral Home at 8 PM on Tuesday by Pastor Thomas A. O'Brien of the 1st Christian Church.
GEORGE & CAROLYN LUTZ
lynn and family
We are sorry to hear about Rex's passing. our thoughts and prayers are with you. George remembers him from work He was a very fun guy. May you find peace during this difficult time.
to the Family of Rex. May the memories of the good time be with you during this sad time.
Debbie & Jim Morton
Lynn & Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Our Thought's & Prayers go out to you. So many great memories of Rex. He was a great guy. He will be missed.
Lynn, I was so sorry to hear of your husband"s passing.Although I had not seen him in a few years, I always remember what a great guy he was. I remember a lot of good sports conversations we had over the years. May you and your family find peace and comfort through these difficult days.
Sincere condolences to Lynn, Josh and family. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
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