Lloyd R. “Barney” McKinney, age 96, resident of Shiloh died Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 at The Waterford at Mansfield.
Barney was born October 17, 1921 in rural Shelby to Frank and Nellie (Shaffer) McKinney. He attended Shelby High School. Mr. McKinney was a farmer and self-employed truck driver for Mansfield Asphalt for 30 years. Barney enjoyed traveling, gardening, playing banjo and camping at Kamp Kozy in Sandusky Bay for 41 years.
A veteran of World War II, he had served in the US Army 42nd Rainbow Division 232nd Infantry Regiment in Europe.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen (Jed) Troxel of Mansfield and Patricia (Gary) Jackson of Waterford, Maine, one son Ronald McKinney of Mansfield, three grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, five great grandchildren, four step-great-grandchildren and numerous cousins, nephews and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Betty Jane McKinney, sister Vivian McKinney and brothers Paul, Dale and Bob Mckinney.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to Dann and the Staff at Good Shepherd Home in Ashland for all of their love and care and also to The Waterford of Mansfield for all of their love and care they provided to their father during his stay. They would also like to thank Kindred Hospice for their kindness and assistance and Ohio Health Hospital in Mansfield.
A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice at 112 Harcourt Road, Mt. Vernon, OH, 43050.