Gary Lee McKinley

October 3, 2020

Gary Lee McKinley, 62, of rural Frankfort, died October 3, 2020 at his home.  He was born March 8, 1958 in Niles, Michigan to the late Harold Lloyd & Shirley Marie (Hendershot) McKinley.

Gary attended Clinton Prairie High School.  He was a self-employed plumber with his business McKinley Plumbing.  Gary enjoyed camping, playing corn hole, 4-wheeling, was an avid motorcyclist and his passion was tinkering in his garage.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 9, 2020 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Out of respect for the health, safety, and comfort of all in attendance, guests will be expected to adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks.

Survived by:

Grandson: Gary L. McKinley of Frankfort, Brother: Patrick Stephen ‘Steve’ (Tammy) McKinley of Lafayette, Step-Daughter: Kayla McCoy, 2 Nieces: Jackine (Jason Lucas) McKinley, Christine (Chad) McCord, Great Niece & Nephew, Baylee & Bentlee, and Good Friend: Jason (Kristen) Hodgin.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Amanda McKinley and his parents.


Leave your Condolences

10 Condolences for “Gary Lee McKinley”

  1. Molly Andrews October 5, 2020 at 2:57 pm

    Rip Gary, my condolences to family.

  2. Rosemary Weaver October 5, 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Sorry to hear the passing of our cousin, Gary. Aunt Shirley, raised 2 great sons in a one parent home. Then when she needed their help they were always there for her. Great job Gary, RIP

    The Richmond Family

  3. Jr Spears October 5, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    Gary was a great guy, going to miss him.

  4. Jackie October 6, 2020 at 6:11 am

    You will be missed Uncle Gary. Thanks for all the childhood memories. Even though we always saw snakes I will never forget our family get togethers at the old school.

  5. Fred Roach October 6, 2020 at 8:39 am

    We are so sorry to see this notice. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Steve, and your entire family.
    Fred and Michele Roach

  6. Tammy Lucas Luck October 6, 2020 at 9:26 am

    My condolences to you all. I went to school with Gary. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all the family.

  7. Brad Weaver October 6, 2020 at 10:50 am

    My best friend in the world. I’m going to miss you my friend my 2nd dad. You taught me so much, I love you buddy. I know you knew, I told you so many times that I did. Went through so much together. We will be working on cars together again one day when its my time. Gone way to soon. We laughed together cried many times together, but your pain is gone now. I love you buddy/dad, going to miss you so so so much.

  8. Dick Woodruff October 6, 2020 at 7:39 pm

    My condolences to Gary’s family. I enjoyed working with him throughout the years. I will miss him. Dick Woodruff

  9. Brian Dell October 9, 2020 at 7:58 am

    The righteous man walks in his integrity!!! Thank you Gary, your example, your guidance, your tutelage, your values will all live on in my heart and soul!!! R.I.P. GMC…p. S. (It comforts me to think of you finally getting to sneak up behind Mandy and tickle her again…)

  10. Norman Leming October 9, 2020 at 9:40 pm

    Sorry to hear about Gary’s passing. Hadn’t seen him for several years. Thoughts and prayers for the family in this difficult time.

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