Ken McKinney


Ken McKinney

Herbert Carter “Ken” McKinney, 74, of Carnesville, passed away Sunday evening, April 17, 2016, at Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens, GA.

Born April 25, 1941, in Appalachia, VA, he was the son of the late Herbert C. and Mary Emily McKinney Sr. He was a long time resident of Lawrenceville and had retired from General Motors.   He was a Mason and served as a Past Master, and was a past president of the Carnesville Lions Club.  He attended the Cross Roads Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Kenady McKinney; three sons, Jeff McKinney, Houston, TX, Tim McKinney, Cumming, GA, and Mark McKinney, Lyman, SC. Six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild; one sister, Martha Jane Dalton, Long Beach, California.

Services will be Thursday afternoon at 2pm at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel with Rev. Phillip Blinson and Rev. Terry Deland.  Interment will be in the Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery, Carnesville, GA.

The body is at the funeral home. The family is at the home. They will receive friends from 6 until 8pm Wednesday evening at the funeral home.  Condolences may be left for the family at


  1. So sorry to hear of Ken’s passing.I used to work with him at Scientific-Atlanta.He was a very nice man to work with.

  2. Connie Blevins McAfee
    May 15, 2016 - 8:01 am

    I remember Carter, Jr. Coming to visit his parents when I was a young girl. We lived across the street from Carter and Maty Emily. He was always a happy and friendly man. Please accept my sympathies. I will be praying for your family.

  3. I will miss you. I know all your pain is gone and you’re in the best place possible. You treated me like s son Thank you so much. Marilyn and boys he watching us act silly right now, but he’s with the man above on his enternall assignment. Good bye for now my friend

  4. Marilyn, I am so sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. You and your family have my deepest sympathy.
    I will call you in few days.

  5. My condolences to you and your family for your great loss. My the Lord Jesus walk with you all and keep you in his peace during this time in your life. Be blessed by his grace today and always.

  6. I’m so sorry to hear of Ken’s death. He was a wonderful person and I always enjoyed talking to him. May God give you the comfort and love you need in this difficult time.
    June Jones

  7. Dear Marilyn and family, I am so sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. I’m glad we were able to visit through the years and get to know your family. I pray you are able to cope at this sad time. Know that I will be thinking of you and your sons and their families. With love. Fran Sylvia

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