Thomas Darrell McKinneyJanuary 6, 1936 ~ August 15, 2017 (age 81)
Thomas Darrell McKinney, 81, of Green Mountain, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Mountain Manor Assisted Living. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Carl and Kate Howell McKinney. He was also preceded in death by a sister: Mary Jo Gregory and a son: David Smith. Tom was a retired truck driver and attended West Burnsville Church of God.
Surviving are a daughter: Kathleen (Katie) Kimberling of Westminster, CO; 2 sons: Allan McKinney (Karen) of Green Mountain and Darrell Smith of Lebanon, MD; grandchildren: Levi and Kaitlyn McKinney of Green Mountain, Michael Morales, Victoria Morales (Matt) and Timmie Kimberling, Jr. of Westminster; a great granddaughter: Stephanie Kastrow also of Westminster; 3 sisters: Maxine Westbrook of Hephzibah, GA and Green Mountain, Geraldine Greene of Columbus, GA, Ethel (Jeann) Hudson of Lanham, MD; a brother-in-law: Rev. Jackson (Jack) Gregory of Macon, GA; and 2 brothers: James (Jimmy) Templin (Barbara) of Silver Springs, MD, and Carl McKinney, Jr. of Woodstock, GA. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. The family will be at the home of Maxine Westbrook at 271 Horton Hill Road in Green Mountain.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Mountain Manor and Hospice of the Blue Ridge.