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Howard McKinney, age 87, of Spindale, died Sunday, January 12, 2014, at the Hospice House of Rutherford County. A native of Polk County he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary McKinney. He was the widow of the late Miriam McKinney. Howard was a US Army Veteran of WWII was a member of the Lions Club, Masonic Lodge and Green Hill Baptist Church and was retired from Bell South. He was preceded in death by 9 siblings. He is survived by

Three Daughters:
Toni Kyle Miller and husband Donald of Uniontown, OH
Jane McKinney of Columbus , NC
Kathy McKinney Greene of Columbus, NC

Grandchildren
Milton Greene, Kyle Reinhard and husband Dan and Jason Garrett Miller

Great-Grandchildren
Harper Elizabeth Reinhard, Lyla Mae Reinhard and Jacob Allan Reinhard

Half-sister Frances Essrick

The family will receive friends on Friday January 17 2014 from 10 to 11 am at McMahan's Funeral Home. The funeral will follow in McMahan's Chapel at 11 am with Rev. John Baker officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County P.O. Box 336 Forest City NC 28043. The family will be at 131 Savannah Street Spindale NC 28160. Online guest register at www.mcmahansfuneralhome.com McMahan's Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements.