Earnest McKinney

Feb 28 1924
Mar 12 2020
96 Years
Baltimore, Maryland

Earnest McKinney, 96, of Baltimore, MD, formerly of Atglen, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore. He was the husband of the late Mildred S. Thompson McKinney who died in 2012. They shared 58 years of marriage. Born in Manning, SC, he was the son of the late Ransom and Hattie McKinney. 

Earnest was employed most of his life by the former Lukens Steel Co. of Coatesville as a burner. He enjoyed carpenter work, relaxing in his backyard and playing his guitar. 

He is survived by three children; James McKinney of Lancaster, Steve McKinney of Coatesville and Denise Carter of Baltimore, MD, three grandchildren; Camile, Tina and Austin Carter, one brother George McKinney and wife Ruth of Lancaster and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one son Clarence McKinney, four brothers; Joe, Nathan, Moise and Henry McKinney and six sisters; Gertrude Sevarance, Geneva Kane, Marie Berke, Louise Newlin and Lillie Maye Witherspoon.  

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 11:30 AM at the Mt. Zion AME Cemetery, Atglen, PA. Family and friends are also invited to attend a viewing on Wednesday morning from 9:00 - 11:00 AM at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St. Parkesburg, PA.

Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com 

Service Date: 
Mar 18 2020 - 11:30am
Service Location: 
Mt. Zion AME Cemetery Atglen, PA


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