Robert Lee “Skinny” McKinney

January 17, 1958 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 62)

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Mr. Robert Lee McKinney, 62, transitioned on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Robert Lee (Skinny) McKinney was born on January 17, 1958 in Holly Springs, MS, to the late Jim McKinney and Bessie McKinney. He confessed a hope in Christ at an early age.

Robert was a 1975 graduate of Holly Springs High School, and he also attended Sand Flat High School.  He worked for the city of Holly Springs for several years, until his health failed him.

Robert leaves to cherish his memories, five sisters that he loved dearly; Irene Mayfield, Ethel Raimey, Deloise (Stanley) White, Ida (Ricky) Payne, and Lisa McKinney, all of Holly Springs, MS, two brothers; Edgar McKinney of Champaign, IL, and Michael (Lora) Perkins of Holly Springs, MS, a very special friend for many years, Vernice Turnage of Memphis, TN, a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Robert was preceded in death by three siblings: James McKinney, Deborah McKinney, and Elizabeth Perkins.

Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 10a.m. at Cottrell Memorial Gardens in Holly Springs. Serenity-Autry Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation will be on Friday, Ocotber 9, 2020 from 4-6p.m. at Serenity-Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Holly Springs.

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October 9, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Serenity-Autry Funeral Home
140 N Memphis Street
Holly Springs, MS 38635

Graveside Service
October 10, 2020

10:00 AM
Cottrell Memorial Garden
505 NW Boundary St
Holly Springs, MS 38635

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