A resident of Baton Rouge passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the age of 77. Visitation was Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge. A committal service was on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10 am at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.
He is survived by Son, Billy Joe McKinley and wife Peggy of Port Allen, Louisiana; Sisters, Elna ""Sis"" Marshall and husband James of Farmington, Arkansas, Rachel Walzak and husband Jim of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Nell Todd and husband Rodney of Lake Jackson, Texas; Brothers, Rex McKinley of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Gerald McKinley and wife Peggy of Prairieville, Louisiana. Grandchildren Bill McKinley, David McKinley, Corie Buras and husband Keith, Elisabeth McKinley and Kyle McKinley. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years Rhonda McKinley and his Parents, Collo and Lucille McKinley. The family wishes to thank Heritage Manor Nursing Home and Martha Ramagos for the love and care they showed Joe. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, P.O. Box 2996 Baton Rouge LA 70821 or www.brfoodbank.org Please sign the online guestbook at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com